Lady Doak College

Extension Activities

Extension Activities

ACTION FRAME WORK FOR PARTHENIUM CONTROL - (UBCHEA sponsored 2011-13)

  • Organised  exhibitions to create  awareness about the health hazards caused by Parthenium among the public /students/Kodikulum village
  • Trained the local community in control of the dreaded weed
  • Student did projects /assignments on Parthenium
  • Distributed  pamphlets on Parthenium

 

Carbon foot printing & its impact on public health in selected areas of Thathaneri, (cremation ground),Madurai --(UBCHEA sponsored 2011-13

  • An ‘Awareness Exhibition’ was conducted in the college premises
  • Book marks  denoting the ways to reduce carbon foot printing were distributed

COMMUNITY BASED  ENVIRONMENT HEALTH INITIATIVES   (UBCHEA SPONSORED 2010-11)

  • Organized an awareness program on Environment and Health to school students at Manohara Middle School, Sellur -The exhibition highlighted complete and balanced diet, nutritional deficiency diseases, food spoilage, infectious diseases, herbal medicines, environmental pollution, global warming, best hygienic practices, water conservations, waste management and recycling, mushroom cultivation, eco-friendly city etc. About 3000 school children from Sellur. participated and benefited from it.
  • Organised a Medical camp at Manohara Middle School, Sellur
  • Awareness programmes on hazards & safe disposal of plastics and polythene bags were conducted
  • Women of Sellur were given training on  preparation of paper bags
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