Event: A session on the topic "Risk Factors and Prevention of Breast Cancer & Cervical Cancer" by Dr Geetanjali Sharma for the women's club.
The programme was conducted in collaboration with Tanishq and NGO-Resident's Front at Bunglow Road, Civil Lines, New Delhi on 8 july 2015. The session was attended by over 40 women in the age group 30-50 years and benefitted from the information shared on cancer risks and prevention. There was also a mango festival where women enthusiastically participated and prepared delicious and healthy recipes of mango. The top four winners were selected and awarded by Dr Geetanjali Sharma.
Event: Health promotion session was organised at MMI (G.K.-2 branch) by Dr Geetanjali Sharma
The topic of the session was " Nutrition for kids & importance of physical activity". The session was attended by around 50 parents and the interest and response was very encouraging.
A quiz on the topic covered was also organised for the parents and the correct responses were rewarded with healthy gifts-a fresh fruit basket and health tips handouts.
The parents responded enthusiastically and their queries on parenting were also addressed by Dr. Geetanjali Sharma. This was the third year in line when Wiseapple conducted a health promotion session at MMI school, GK-2 branch.
Event: A health awareness session at Blossom Tree Pre school
A health awareness session by Dr. Geetanjali Sharma was conducted at Blossom Tree Pre school, Priyadarshini enclave, Delhi on Feb 18, 2017. The topic was "Nutrition for kids and Parenting tips" which was attended by around 35 parents. Parents were informed about importance of nutrition, health problem due to over eating, risks of chronic consumption of junk food such as obesity, diabetes etc.. Parents were given tips on parenting and healthy lifestyles.
A quiz was organized for parents and healthy recipe books were distributed to the winners.
Event: A health awareness session for parents was conducted by Dr.Geetanjali
A health awareness session for parents was conducted by Dr.Geetanjali Sharma from WiseApple during the healthy baby show in Sapphire Nursery School, Anand Vihar Delhi on 12th February 2017. The topic was " Nutrition and food allergies" and parents were informed about the role of nutrition for the growth of kids, harmful effects of intake of junk foods, about food allergies etc. About 60 parents attended the programme.
Parents had many health related queries which were answered by Dr Geetanjali Sharma.
This session was well taken and appreciated by the parents and staff.
Event: A health promotion programme at Allen House School
A health promotion programme was conducted for by Dr Geetanjali Sharma for the students of classes IV, V, VI & VII std. of Allen House School in Vasundhara on 27th August 2016. The topic for discussion was "Nutrition and importance of physical activity"
The children listened to the talk very attentively and were enlightened by some of the facts on junk foods, trans fats in food items, adverse effects of ingestion of these food items. The children asked some very intelligent questions on the topic like-Why are same brand of noodles banned in India but not in America!!!.
They also answered enthusiastically the questions asked during the health quiz. Healthy rewards (fruit baskets) were distributed to the kids with correct answers and book marks with slogan on healthy eating & physical activity were distributed to all the students.
Event: Health check up of the pre school kids at Blossom Tree pre school
A health check up of the pre school kids (2-4 years of age) was conducted by Dr Geetanjali Sharma on 22nd and 23rd August 2016. This was a general physical examination of the children along with dental check up. Children with dental or any other health problem were referred for specialist checkup. Appropriate health advice was given and health cards were distributed.
Event: Interactive health promotion programme at Serra International school
An interactive health promotion programme was organized for the parents of the pre school kids on 6th August 2016 at Serra International school. The topic for discussion was "Nutrition for kids and importance of physical activity". The parents were briefed about the role of nutrition and adequate physical activity in maintain good health of the kids. Issues such as when to give multivitamin supplements, food allergens and balanced diet plan were discussed in detail
Parents queries were answered by Dr Geetanjali Sharma and they also participated actively in the health quiz.
Event: Health promotion session for the parents of pre -school kids
Dr. Geetanjali Sharma from Wise Apple was invited by Sapphire School, Anand Vihar to conduct a health promotion session for the parents of pre -school kids on June26, 2016,the topic for discussion was nutrition for kids and importance of physical activities, a group of very enthusiastic parents attended the session and participated actively in the programme. A quiz was organised for the parents and books on healthy cooking for children were distributed as rewards for correct responses
This was the third year in line when Dr. Geetanjali Sharma conducted such a session at Sapphire school.
Event: G D Goenka La petite
A health check up of around 150 kids (pre-nursery and nursery group) was done by Dr Geetanjali Sharma on 2nd ,3rd & 4th march 2016.
The height ,weight and general check-up including ear, nose ,throat,skin and teeth were examined to detect any abnormalities.
Many of kids had problem dental decay.
Health advise was provided for the parents along with healthy nutrition tips through health card and the class teachers were also sensitized on this aspect.
Event: Modern Montessori International School
A health promotion session was organised at modern Montessori international school on 27 feb 2016
The topic was “Nutrition for kids and importance of physical activity” parents were informed about the role of nutrition for the growth of kids, dental hygiene and health problem related to obesity and chronic intake of junk food, food allergies etc.
A quiz on nutrition was organised for the parents and they were rewarded with the fresh fruit baskets and healthy reciepe books. The parents queries on nutrition and health of the kids were addressed by Dr Geetanjali. The session was very informative and appreciated by school management and parents.
Event: Indo Global Healthcare
Oral presentation at the Indoglobal Health Summit by Dr Geetanjali Sharma on the topic "Knowledge of risk factors of common Non Communicable diseases amongst
college students" on 5th October 2015.
Event: BLOSSOM TREE Pre School
A Health Promotion session by Dr Geetanjali Sharma, a Public Health Expert on the topic "Nutrition for Kids and Food Safety" at BLOSSOM TREE pre school, Delhi, with about 40 parents and teachers on 25 July 2015. The parents responded enthusiastically to interactive session and the health tips were well taken.
The winners of the Health Quiz were awarded healthy gifts.
Event: Sapphire School
Dr. Geetanjali Sharma was invited to the Sapphire School, Anand Vihar for the expert panel discussion and interactive session at their annual event of Baby Show on 28 June 2015 (Sunday).
The topic for discussion was “Hygiene Etiquettes” where information on hand hygiene and cough hygiene was shared and parents were informed about importance of these small measures to prevent
a large number of communicable diseases both among the adults and kids.
The event was attended by over 100 parents and they interacted enthusiastically with the panel of experts.
Dr. Geetanjali Sharma, Public Health expert, was invited as the judge for the Baby Show event organized on 27 June 2015 by KIDZEE Pebbles, Sector, 51, Gurgaon, which has been very recently established.
This was the inaugural event for the school and a large gathering of over 100 parents attended the event.
The young kids were evaluated by the experts on various criteria such as immunization status, nutrition and diet, social and motor skill development besides their curly hairs, cute smiles and gracious dresses. The kids showed their exemplary social and motor skills. The little wonders were given lots of gifts and they had a fabulous time.
Dr. Geetanjali Sharma, informed the parents about the importance of timely vaccination, importance of hand hygiene, cough hygiene, harmful effects of high fat, sugar and salt foods etc. besides assessing the health status of the kids (based on the standard criteria).
There event was a great success with huge appreciation on information shared on health promotion aspects of the kids.
Event: HEALTH CHECK UP FOR KIDS AT GD GOENKA La Petite
A health Check up of around 90 school kids (toddlers, pre nursery and nursery group) was done by Dr Geetanjali Sharma on 12th & 13th may 2015. The height, weight and general physical examination-including ear, nose, throat, skin, hair and teeth were examined for any detection of any abnormalities. Many of the kids had ear infection, early tooth decay and a few had a delayed speech development. These kids were advised accordingly through their health cards and information shared with the class teacher also.
Event: Kidzee programme
Mother`s Day is an occasion to celebrate. This mother`s day, Kidzee, Indirapuram organized an interesting programme for the wonderful moms of their prenursery kids, in collaboration with WiseApple. The programme began with an informatics session by Dr.Geetanjali Sharma, on the facts and myths on Nutrition for Kids and Food Safety. The moms were intrigued by some of the facts shared by Dr Geetanjali such as the consumption of cola, instant noodles etc. this was followed by a quiz for mothers and the best answers were awarded.
Dr Geetanjali was then assigned the task to judge the mom with healthy skin and other mom for shiny hair.
Two such sessions with participation of around 50 moms in each group, were conducted and were a great success.
This was followed by healthy snack party and dance for all.
Event: Gender Sensitizing Committee in Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, Delhi (Delhi University)
The Gender Sensitizing Committee in Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, Delhi (Delhi University) organized an event titled “Gender Bender” where experts from varied fields were invited for sensitizing the students on gender issues and discussion on common health issues related to gender amongst students on 10 April 2015. The session was inaugurated by the Principal of the college Dr. G. K .Arora.
On this occasion, Dr Geetanjali Sharma, Public Health Expert from WiseApple, organized an interactive health promotion session and the topic was “We choose to Live Well”. It covered information on prevention measures and risk factors of a wide range of illnesses both communicable and non-communicable diseases such as Diabetes, hypertension, Cardio -Vasular illnesses, Cancers, Osteoporosis etc. Over 200 college students and around 10 faculty members participated in the discussions and raised a number of health related queries. A health quiz was also conducted for the students and winners were awarded healthy gifts. Tips for healthy living for youngsters and smiley badges were distributed to all.
Event: A health promotion workshop was organized at Modern Montessori International (MMI)School GK2, New Delhi
A health promotion workshop was organized at Modern Montessori International (MMI)School GK2 New Delhi on 28 February 2015 for the parents of preschool kids. The topic for discussion was “Nutrition for kids and Importance of Physical Activity.” MMI is one of the premier Montessori schools in the city for pre- primary education. It is a franchisee of MMI London which is acknowledged as the leader in Montessori pre-school education.
At the workshop , the parents were briefed about the role of nutrition, importance of physical activitiy for the optimal growth of the kids, dental hygiene and health problems related to obesity, and chronic intake of junk food, trans-fats etc.
A quiz on nutrition and physical activity was organized for the parents and the 2 best healthy recipes by the moms were rewarded. Parents participated enthusiastically in both the competitions and winners were rewarded with fresh fruit/vegetable baskets and healthy recipe books. The parents were also provided hand-outs on “Health tips for kids”.
A mini health check-ups was done for parents and school staff to measure their BMI, BP and Blood Glucose and free consultation was provided. The programme was appreciated by school management team and parents.
Event: An interactive session for parents was conducted by Dr Geetanjali Sharma, Delhi
An interactive session for parents was conducted by Dr Geetanjali Sharma on 18 February 2015 during the healthy baby show organized by Sapphire Nursery school, Anand Vihar, which is a division of Sapphire International School. The topic for discussion was “Food Safety practices”. Parents of pre-school kids were informed about common food safety practices such as food storage, prevention of cross infections, infection control measures which can prevent common food borne illnesses amongst the kids, various health and behaviour related problems and allergies encountered due to food additives, preservatives and other chemical agents commonly found in the candies, lollies and other confectionery items. A number of health queries by the parents were satisfactorily answered by Dr Geetanjali. A health quiz was also organized for parents and winners were awarded healthy gifts.
The session was well appreciated by parents and school management.
Event: A general Health Check-up for kids (age 18months to 4 years), Delhi
A general Health Check-up for kids (age 18months to 4 years) was organized by WiseApple at La petite G.D. Goenka, Ram Vihar Delhi on 9th and 10th February 2015. It is the pre nursery school under the aegis of GD Goenka group New Delhi. Health Check of approximately 60 kids was done by Dr Geetanjali Sharma. Most of the kids were found to have upper respiratory tract infections and many were found to have early tooth decay. Health consultation was provided and health tips were given to school staff.
Event: HEALTH PROMOTION SESSION FOR DELHI UNIVERSITY GIRL STUDENTS
A health promotion programme for girl students of Delhi University was conducted by Dr Geetanjali Sharma under the aegis of WiseApple, on 14th December 2014 at Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, Pitampura, Delhi. The topic for discussion was “I Choose to Live Well” which covered various lifestyle diseases and common ailments related to the health of women. The girl students were briefed about the risk factors for various chronic non-communicable illnesses (Hypertension, Diabetes, Cancers, Obesity), various dietary/nutrition and behaviour modifications which can prevent these diseases, early signs/symptoms and ways to prevent health ailments such as osteoporosis, Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD), breast & cervical cancers.
Approximately 80 girl students and ~10 female staff members benefitted from this health awareness session and responded enthusiastically by raising a number of health related queries to Dr Geetanjali Sharma.
Event: INTERACTIVE SESSION AT SHEMROCK PRIDE PRESCHOOL, HARGOVIND ENCLAVE, Delhi
An interactive session on “Nutrition for kids and Food safety practices” was organized on 6th December 2014 at Shemrock pride Preschool by WiseApple for the parents and guardians of around 50 preschool kids (age group 2-4 years). An hour long presentation by Dr Geetanjali Sharma on the above topic was followed by very pertinent queries from the inquisitive parents about the health and nutrition of their kids. The parents were given useful tips related to the health, nutrition, physical activity, health problems related to being overweight & obese, health effects of High Fat, Salt & Sugar (HFSS) foods etc.
A health quiz was organized for the parents and the winners were awarded healthy gifts. A mini health check up was also done for the parents to screen the BMI, Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose and free medical consultation was provided to the group. There was a very encouraging response from the parents and similar sessions on other relevant health topics have been planned to be conducted in the future for the parents and the school staff.
Event: CHILDREN’S FEST AT INDUS WORLD SCHOOL, GURGAON
WiseApple sponsored the Annual Children’s Fest at the Indus World School, Gurgaon on November 8th 2014. The children had lots of fun and excitement and also gained some useful health information at the event. Health quiz were organized for both the kids and their parents and exciting gifts were offered to the winners. The children participated enthusiastically in the slogan writing competition. The smart kids had framed some interesting slogans on health and the top three were:
1. “Beans, leans and greens…..and your health will be evergreen”
2. “Health is life..Save it like your Wife”
3. “Others choke so please don’t smoke”
The 3 best entries were rewarded.
A mini health check-up was also organized for the parents to screen some of the common lifestyle diseases. Their height, weight, Body Mass Index (BMI), Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose were measured and health consultation was provided by Dr Geetanjali Sharma. Useful health tips for parents related to the health of the kids were also distributed. Around 300 parents attended the event and visited the WiseApple stall.
The health cum fun event was very much appreciated by the parents, kids and the school staff.
Event: HEALTH SESSION AT CORPORATE OFFICE- LO’Real, GURGAON
A health promotion session was organized by Dr Geetanjali Sharma on 4th November 2014 at the corporate Regional office of LO’Real at Gurgaon. Around 40 executives and sales managers attended the session on prevention of common lifestyle disease on the topic titled “Focus on Prevention…Save future intervention”
All the participants were requested to fill a Health Risk assessment form consisting of around 30 questions on their dietary habits, physical activity, smoking/alcohol intake, common stressors of day to day life. A health check-up was also conducted for all the participants which consisted of height, weight and BMI measurement, Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar assessment. Health consultation and medical advice was provided to all the managers who had deranged health indices. A few of them (~3 participants) were found to have raised blood sugar levels and ~ 3 had raised blood pressure readings which they were earlier not aware of. These members were advised to get a complete health check-up by a physician and get a repeat blood, BP & other relevant investigations done at the earliest. The health check up was followed by an hour long session on the common lifestyle diseases (Hypertension, Diabetes, Obesity, cancers), their modifiable risk factors and preventive measures to keep these disease at bay. A health quiz was conducted to assess the knowledge of the participants and the winners were rewarded with healthy rewards and exciting gifts. The group found the session very informative and there was a feedback by the group to organize a special session on the detailed healthy diet plan for the corporates.
Event: Interactive child care session at Serra International School, Delhi
An interactive child care session was organized at Serra International School, on the day of the Parent Teachers meeting for the parents of preschool kids. Approximately 40 parents of preschool kids (2-4 years of age) attended the health awareness session organized by Dr Geetanjali Sharma on 2nd August 2014. The topic of the talk was “Nutrition for kids and First aid tips for parents”. The parents were briefed about the role of nutrition, physical fitness and the risk factors of various lifestyle diseases, the health problems encountered due to obesity amongst kids, diseases due to chronic intake of junk food, trans fats etc. Also, quick first aids tips for accidents such as cut injuries, burns, nosebleeds for the parents. A small quiz was organized for the parents and the winners of the correct answers were rewarded healthy food items (basket of apples, cherries, plums etc.)The parents were provided hand-outs with tips on healthy parenting and first aid tips. The programme was well appreciated by the school management and the parents.
Event: Healthy Baby show and interactive child care session at Sapphire International School, Anand Vihar, Delhi
A healthy baby show was organized by Sapphire International School, where an interactive session for parents was also conducted. Approximately 100 parents of preschool kids (0-3 years of age) attended the health awareness session organized by Dr Geetanjali Sharma on 29th June 2014. The topic of the talk was “Healthy Parenting……To Help your child Grow Up Healthy”. The parents were briefed about the role of nutrition, physical fitness and the risk factors of various lifestyle diseases, the health problems encountered due to obesity amongst kids, diseases due to chronic intake of junk food, trans fats etc. The parents were provided hand-outs with tips on healthy parenting. The programme was well appreciated by the school management and the parents and one session per quarter is planned for the primary, middle and senior school children in the future.
Event: “FOCUS ON PREVENTION: SAVE FUTURE INTERVENTION”
Approximately 200 students and 10 college professors of Delhi University-Bhim Rao Ambedkar College attended the health awareness session organized by Dr Geetanjali Sharma on 28th March 2014, conducted under the academic development programmes of DU. Before the session began, all the staff members & students filled up a small questionnaire which was to assess their level of awareness on healthy nutrition, physical activity and related to substance abuse and other lifestyle activities. The audience was briefed about the risk factors of various lifestyle diseases, role of nutrition, physical fitness and other factors in causation of these diseases and ways/ measures to prevent these health problems amongst the youngsters. At the end of 2 hours session, each student was also provided a hand-out with key messages on adoption of a healthy behaviour, physical activity and nutrition. The programme was well appreciated by the organizing committee of the college and the students.