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Children’s Health & Safety 2013, Phoenix, AZ

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 August 11, 2013, in Phoenix, AZ, over 7 health care professionals and specialists volunteered their expertise and time to educate and bring awareness to 34 children and 55 parents. Below are some of the highlights and data of the event:

Professionals present: Primary Care Physicians (6), Pediatrician (1), Dentists (1), Safety Specialists (1), Police Officers (1), EMS Technicians (1)

Educational Activities organized: Police Car Tour, Sports & Fitness Demonstration, General Health Education

Workshops: Healthy Eating,  Hygiene, Home and Auto Safety, Sun Safety