Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lab Tour
- Other: Hybrid Event
- Other: Interviews
- Other: Neuroimagine
- Other: Telemedicine
- Other: Brain Art
- Other: Painting
- Other: Music Events
- Other: Photography
- Other: Video Competition
- General Public
Approximate Number of People Reached:
More than 400 people
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
The WHO-Hellenic Healthy Cities Network in collaboration with amke Obrela organized actions in support of “Brain Awareness Week 2022” which took place from 14 to 20 March 2022. Many citizens came to the Main Event Hall of the Metro Constitution to watch the actions implemented by our local members.
The Hellenic Healthy Cities Network organized and conducted presentations in the Events space of Syntagma Station to update and inform the public about the latest developments in brain research. The topics covered include; brain care, cognitive health, memory, brain plasticity, mental health, neurological diseases, neuro screening, puberty, dementia, psychosis, artificial intelligence, and the benefits of nutrition and exercise in the prevention of brain diseases such as Alzheimer disease. During our event, we also included key lectures, panel discussions, information kiosks, interviews with experts, curriculum material for school teachers and students as well as musical events. While the event was active there was a connection to Participation with the “2nd interdisciplinary conference”, where reputable speakers presented and developed topics related to the functions of the brain.
The event was successful, resulting in the participation of many of our citizens and bystanders alike and the presentations were well embraced by attracting the attention of our guests.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Certificate of Participation
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Puzzles/Games
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- Brain Awareness Week Logos
- Brain Awareness Week Facebook Cover Image
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
The important message of Brain Awareness Week in combination with the central location of the event were vital for the success of our goal in health promotion, while we focused on improving the well-being of our citizens that participated.
Many of the municipalities that attended the event did more activities for citizens and students and some of them organized Hybrid events.