Mangaluru, Nov 30: The much-needed knowledge in today’s scenario is creating awareness among children to differentiate between good and bad, to stay healthy and become charismatic youth of tomorrow.
An awareness session was organised at St Agnes CBSE School on November 25, from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm at Block II Hall. The session was organised under different categories. For Grade VII and VIII – Menstrual Hygiene and Adolescent Health, Grade IV, V and VI, - Menstrual Hygiene and Grade I, II and III – Personal Hygiene and Good touch and Bad touch.
The resource persons were Irene T R Alvares professor and HOD of Community Health and Nursing department of Father Muller College of Nursing. Jasmine Sarita Vas associate professor of Community Health and Nursing department of Father Muller College of Nursing. They have given their marvellous service and years of experience in educating the young nurses as teaching faculties.
The session began with a melodious prayer service by grade VII students followed by formal welcome by Aditi Prabhu of Grade VII B. The programme was hosted by Vivial Serrao of Grade VIIC with the vote of thanks proposed by Shannon Saldanha of grade VI D.
The highlights of the session were adolescent stage and challenges the students face,teenage growth and guidance, role in the family, various strategies to adopt a good life, Psychosocial development, emotional development were explained to the students. With the lower-class students, the personal hygiene of washing hands and method to follow, having bath, clean clothes, dental hygiene along with good and bad touch was well presented. The menstrual hygiene and physical changes and maturity was highlighted to the students of lower primary students. A lively interactive session with fun and activities was arranged. A fruitful session indeed.
The management, the administrator, principal and the staff are grateful for creating such a wonderful opportunity to the students and educating them to grow.