Brain Awareness Week

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Neuroscience Society of Nigeria (Uyo Chapter)

Organized by:
Neuroscience Society of Nigeria (Uyo Chapter)

Participating Organizations:
Neuroscience Society of Nigeria (Uyo Chapter)

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

One Event

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • Other
  • Professionals
  • Other: College 13-16

Approximate Number of People Reached:

500

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Dr. Moses Ekong, Department of Anatomy, University of Uyo Dr. Aniekan Peter, Department of Anatomy, University of Uyo The objective was to reach out to the local schools to promote the brain and how to care for same. This objective was largely successful.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Mailings
  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

Word of mouth

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Word of Mouth

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:

  • none

Other Dana Foundation Materials Distributed:

  • N/A

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Bringing brain awareness to the people who hitherto were ignorant about its potentials is an achievement. Form here there have been recommendations from both teachers and students for other schools to be covered

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

People are always fascinated by the brain and its potentials. Just speak to someone today

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Not at the moment

Quotable comments which capture successful aspects of your event(s):

I never knew the brain was this thick

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Dr. Moses Ekong

Contact Phone:

+2348030868505

Contact Email:

mosesekong@uniuyo.edu.ng

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