Children’s Health & Safety 2013, Los Angeles, CA
Aligning with national health and safety initiatives including those from US Department of Health & Human Services Stop Bullying initiative, The National Institute of Health “We Can!” program, and First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign, BAPS Charities Children’s Health and Safety Days encourage dialogue between children and their families while providing participants with the tools and resources for a better lifestyle: anti-bullying, healthy life choices, and safety in a technology-driven world.
On October 12, 2013, in Los Angeles, CA, over 10 health care professionals and specialists volunteered their expertise and time to educate and bring awareness to 80 children and 40 parents. Below are some of the highlights and data of the event:
Professionals present: Pediatricians (3), Dentists (3)
Educational Activities organized: Sports & Fitness Demonstration, General Health Education\
Educational Lectures: Being Healthy
Workshops: Let’s Move! (active lifestyle), Reducing screen time, Nutrition, Hygiene, Home and Auto Safety, Sun Safety