Brain Awareness Week

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South University Center, University of Guadalajara, Mexico

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South University Center, University of Guadalajara, Mexico

Participating Organizations:
Conferences related to activation of the brain, cognitive impairment and dementia was attended other colleges of the University of Guadalajara and the Mexican Social Security Institute were madeOn March 18 was carried out the opening ceremony of the exhibition along with information and dissemination modules (Brain Gym) and Food for the Brain.(Esplanade CUSUR) in this activity with the participation of students from the Nutrition, Medicine, Veterinary and expertise in food science.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

6

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Symposium
  • Workshop
  • Other: Brain fitness

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

500

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Conferences related to activation of the brain, cognitive impairment and dementia was attended other colleges of the University of Guadalajara and the Mexican Social Security Institute were made On March 18 was carried out the opening ceremony of the exhibition along with information and dissemination modules (Brain Gym) and Food for the Brain. (Esplanade CUSUR) in this activity with the participation of students from the Nutrition, Medicine, Veterinary and expertise in food science. Wednesday, March 18 Inauguration (Auditorium Gonzalez Ochoa, CUSUR) 9:30 a.m. Conference. (Auditorium Gonzalez Ochoa, CUSUR) 10: 00- 10:30 a.m. How is your brain on and off. Dr. Eddicc Willie Morales Sanchez. University Center of Tonala, University of Guadalajara. Thursday, March 19 (10:00 am to 2:00 pm) Course. South University Center. "Cognitive Impairment" Dra. Irma Velazquez E. Brizuela (9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Auditorium Gonzalez Ochoa, CUSUR). "The clinical cognitive impairment and dementia. Experience of 10 years. " Dr. Genaro G Ortiz (11:00 to 1:00 p.m. Auditorium Gonzalez Ochoa, CUSUR). Brain Gym (various salons in CUSUR and Government Division) 10:00 a.m. -2: 00 pm. Expo- "Turn your Brain" (Way Home, CUSUR) 10:00 a.m. -2: 00 pm. Friday, March 20 (9:00 am -1: 00 pm) Course. South University Center. "Cognitive Impairment" Dra. Irma Velazquez E. Brizuela (9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Auditorium Gonzalez Ochoa, CUSUR). University Center for Health Sciences (CUCS), University of Guadalajara. The clinic

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Website
  • Social Media

Other Publicity Methods:

personally in the classroom

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Advertisements personally in the classroom Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)

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:

  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Buttons

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

  • Lesson Plans
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • Other

Other Downloadable Materials:

  • brain exercises

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?

Interest in learning about current issues such as brain function and dementia. How to prevent or delay some learning and memory impairments

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

More extensive information on prevention of impairments in memory and adequate food for our central nervous system

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

More information about mental exercises for teens and older adults

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

We have presented success inthe exhibition of models and anatomical models around the brain

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

Only South University Center, University of Guadalajara, Mexico

Contact Name:

Monica Navarro

Contact Phone:

+52 (341) 575 2222

Contact Email:

monica.navarro@cusur.udg.mx

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