Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
We present a lecture to high school students about neuroanatomy and physiology and neural embryology. We use based on a very important topic in the current Brazilian health : microcephaly and its association with Guillain- Barré . Thus , we draw the attention of students to the formation and functioning of the brain . They were administered 3 classes at different schools. We note that in this way , students felt more motivated and interested to study neurosciences . We conclude our goal.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
- Social Media
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:
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research Fact Sheets
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Facebook Cover Photo
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
The immediate result of this event was the interest of students in neurosciences . Thus, we took questions and indicate ways to study
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
We conclude that to make a successful event, it is necessary to find the best way to promote it to the target audience
Did/do you like our Facebook page?
Was the information provided on Facebook useful?
The facebook information was very useful and necessary . We suggest that this means of disseminating grow increasingly .