Brain Awareness Week

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Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

3

Year:

2021

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/Briefing
  • Online/Virtual
  • School Program
  • Social Media Campaign

Target Audiences:

  • General Public

Approximate Number of People Reached:

1000

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The purpose of the outreach was to educate the population on the effect of smoking on the brain and how they can keep their safe and in good health. With regards to the participation, it was a good one and many youths showed interest in the campaign and some even decided to be brand ambassadors of the campaign. Also, the outcome was not bad as we were able to get to about 500 youths, taking into consideration that it was on done directly that is in schools and indirectly through our social media pages. The session with students lasted for close to 3 hours with the asking questions on matters that needed concerns.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Posters/Flyers
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media. Due to covid-19, many people avoid crowded places and spend most of their time online making it easy to reach them online than offline.

Resources

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

  • Lesson Plans Grades 9-12

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

  • New Fact Sheets
  • Activities/Experiments

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

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Youths are much more conscious of the damages smoking cause to their mental health and some decided to stop smoking after the sensitization, and we hope they continue in that spirit.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

Many people know the danger of smoking but still decide to smoke. We will love if guidance can be given on how to handle such cases.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

The information were useful.

Event Photos

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Community sensitization.

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Educating students on the danger of smoking and its effect on the brain.

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Our main advertisement flyer.

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Social media paid ad results.

Contact Information

BAW Website:

https://gogreentechnologies.org/effects-of-smoking-on-the-brain/

Contact Name:

Awejan Emmanuel Njeck

Contact Phone:

+237651361085

Contact Email:

awejan@gogreentechnologies.org

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