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Children’s Health and Safety Day 2013 in San Jose, 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 September 21, 2013, in San Jose, CA, over 30 health care professionals and specialists volunteered their expertise and time to educate and bring awareness to 100 children and 50 parents. Below are some of the highlights and data of the event:

Professionals present: Primary Care Physicians (9), Pediatricians (2), ENT specialists (2), Child Psychiatrists (1), Dentists (2), Fire Fighters (4)

Educational Activities organized: Fire Engine Tour, General Health Education

Workshops: Hygiene