Brain Awareness Week

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fundación alzheimer capitulo zulia

Organized by:
fundación alzheimer capitulo zulia

Participating Organizations:
Fundacion Alzheimer VenezuelaFundaconcienciaEscuela Esther Hernandez Toro

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • Press Briefing
  • Symposium
  • Other: Social media in Facebook and twiter

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

500

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Activities in public schools in the city ponds municipality Ojeda , Zulia state, Venezuela . Activity Name : Happy Brains The children attended a briefing on brain anatomy and what neurotransmitters that influence the brain when we are happy . The children described with words which were the parts of the brain and the difference between the brains of animals and the human brain . They drew the anatomy of the brain and eventually were given a certificate of commitment to report to their friends and family what they learned. The children told her teacher about the importance of knowing and caring for the brain and as informed people living at home. The goal is accomplished . Dissemination through social networks Several post information published in the pages of Facebook and twitter were designed, all obtained a high percentage of comments and likes.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media and website , these methods reach many people of different ages and social classes , is currently the most economical means , especially in developing countries where poster printing is very expensive.

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

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

  • BAW Certificate of Participation
  • Puzzles: Adult/high school
  • Mindboggling Coloring Sheets

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

  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Coloring Sheets

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

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster
  • BAW Web site banner
  • BAW Participation Certificate

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Our organization specializes in training people who care for patients with Alzheimer's. Participate in Brain Awareness Week was an opportunity for many people interested in looking after your brain more , prevention is the most important

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

The information was very motivating , especially seeing the photographs and videos of the participants in all parts of the world . Facebook is a constant retraining

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

odalis rojas

Contact Phone:

58 426 3225240

Contact Email:

fundacionalzheimercapzulia@gmail.com

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