Antimicrobial Awareness Campaign was organised for school children by DirectorateGeneral Health service, Government of India in association with WHO country office for India, NCDC(National Centre for Disease control) and DSPRUD( Delhi Society for Rational use of Drugs). For this Two Teachers MS Kajal Sethi ( Biology Department) and Ms Shruti Gupta (Chemistry Department) were trained online on the theme- “United we stand to preserve the Antimicrobials”.
Both the teachers conducted online sessions for the students of classes VII, VIII , IX and XI, where they were sensitized about Antimicrobial Awareness through slideshare , discussion with the class teacher and followed by a quiz.
Student’s benefited by such useful and valuable information. This also helps them to create awareness about the practices /ways which will avoid further emergence and stoppage of spread of Antimicrobial resistance .
Students also took the pledge in joining the hands in combating antimicrobial resistance
Overall Coordination was done by Ms Niva Chhonkar,HM & Head of the Biology Deptt.
Certificates and gifts containing AMR messages will be given to top ten participating school, Principals and Science teachers participating in awareness programmes
Students were also motivated to participate in the event “Ideathon” which had various activities like poster making/painting, poem/slogan writing, cartoon making and video making. Our school secured first position in poster making and cartoon making events. Some of the entries are attached below.