Brain Awareness Week

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BP KOIRALA INSITUTE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

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BP KOIRALA INSITUTE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Participating Organizations:
Nepal Youth Unit for International youth for neuroscience association and K.K. International School, in dharan-15 , Nepal, State-1,

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

4

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Other
  • School Program
  • TV Show
  • Other: Brain bee quiz competition

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)
  • Other: School teachers

Approximate Number of People Reached:

120

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We had a lecture for 4 different topics, as an Introduction to human brain, function of various parts of thw brain, and stroke and prevention of head and brain injury. Before this we had consent to distribute a questionnaire related to brain and function. Then the program was followed with a documentary show related to - Epilepsy; https://ibro.org/fighting-spirits-in-nepal/ present in IBRO website which was made by our Nepal team. Again the questionnaire was distributed for a post test evaluation. At the end we had a brain bee quiz contest among the students, selected the top scorers and they were awarded from our team and school principal.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media is popular in Nepal so we adopted this method.

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • More Mindbogglers!
  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Puzzles: Grades 9-12
  • Kids Fact Sheets Grades 9-12
  • Puzzles: Successful Aging & Your Brain

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

The students were motivated to learn about human brain facts. They developed a positive attitude towards learning medical sciences in future. The knowledge they obtained from the documentary show they will share with their parents and friends in the society to increase knowledge of this disease condition.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

adequate information was provided

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

http://nepyouthneuro.tk/

Contact Name:

Sarun Koirala

Contact Phone:

977 9842053985

Contact Email:

poksun@rediffmail.com

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