Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lab Tour
- Press Briefing
- School Program
- Other: Mind games
- Other: puzzles
- Other: recall memory testing
- Other: MCQ's
- Other: show on drive through functional areas of brain
- Other: all competitions with prize distribution
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- Patients & Caregivers
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Exhibition, Competitions for high school, paramedical and medical students and prize distribution for winners of 1st,2nd and 3rd places in each category. Objective is to make the students and public to be aware of the normal brain, its structure and function, foods that boost brain power, awareness on brain health. The goals were achieved.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
Other Publicity Methods:
Display in the entrance of the hospitalSending information to the nearby schools
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
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:
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Puzzles: Adult/high school
- Puzzles: K-12
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- Lesson Plans
- New Puzzles/Games
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Web site banner
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
It benefitted the organizers in wrking as a team and get sensitized about the BAW. People started asking for similar events at frequent intervals
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
More of public participation to be encouraged THe events to be expanded in a bigger scale with visits to remote villages conducting camps and exhibition on wheels to make them aware
Did/do you like our Facebook page?
Was the information provided on Facebook useful?
Quotable comments which capture successful aspects of your event(s):
"Ideas are born in the brain - Brain is the birth place of ideas" on the pencil sketch showing a foetus in brain.