Making a culture of healthy lifestyles and raising awareness on health amongst primary school students are the objectives of the Awareness Month on Health. The awareness month is hoped to instil and cultivate the habit of practising a healthy lifestyle not only at school but also at home.
The programme targets Years 1, 2 and 3 pupils of the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Primary School. The Awareness Month was conducted by undergraduates of University Brunei Darussalam who are undergoing work attachments at the Health promotion Centre.
Dayang Nurziratul Syamoliana binti Haji Ramlan, UBD Attachment Undergraduate presented a briefing on the Importance of Drinking Water.
Meanwhile, the briefing on sugar content in canned and bottled drinks and healthy diet was delivered by Dayang Eidda Siti Norul' Aqilah binti Matassan, UBD Attachment Undergraduate.
Various interactive activities such as importance of drinking water and finding out the sugar content of canned and bottled drinks as well as a healthy diet were also held.
Source: Radio Television Brunei