A) SCHOOL BASED PROGRAMMES
Health Check-up project of Govt. Schools of NCT of Delhi (School
School Health Center
Rural Girls School Health Center Project
Health Check up of Slum Children and their families
Health Check-ups for special children
School Health Check-up Project
Discount Health Card
Highly systematic, organized and well co-ordinate health care programme
Qualified and experienced staff. Lady Doctors and all lady staff for girls school.
Use of latest and innovative methods for health check-ups.
Computerized storage, monitoring and analysis of health data with regular updates.
Health education and awareness programmes like health talks, health quizzes, debates and declamations. Health education material also provided with the health check-up report to every student.
Close health status monitoring of each and every student by doctors, psychologists and nutritionists.
A consolidated school health annual report with detailed health analysis along with illustrations and graphics will be submitted to the school at the end of the year.
SCHOOL AIDS EDUCATION PROGRAMME
School AIDS Awareness Programme (Selected 30 Schools of South Delhi) funding by Delhi State AIDS Control Society, Govt. Of NCT of Delhi, NACO and UNESCO) SHARP in association with Delhi State AIDS Control Society (DSACS), Govt. of NCT of Delhi is starting a School AIDS Awareness Programme in selected senior secondary schools of South Delhi. The School AIDS Education Programme has been developed after a lot of research by NACO, in collaboration with NCERT, UNICEF and UNESCO
Keeping in view the Indian social context and ethos, the curriculum aims:
To increase knowledge on adolescence, HIV/AIDS/STD's.
To develop skills on self-assertiveness.
To develop positive attitude towards sexuality and those living
Funding agency: Delhi State AIDS Control Society
PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELLING Psychotherapy
is a set of techniques believed to cure or to help solve behavioral
and other psychological problems in humans. The common part of these
techniques is direct personal contact between Doctor and patient,
mainly in the form of talking. Owing to the nature of these communications,
there are significant issues of patient privacy and/or client confidentiality.
Sharp helps the school children for psychotherapy from qualified psychologist
or doctor for enhancement of psychology of the child.
NUTRITIONAL COUNSELLING According
to health survey conducted by SHARP in various schools: As many as 13.48% of the boys are overweight, making them vulnerable to diabetes, cardiac and other lifestyle ailments in later life; 20% of the girls are underweight and suffering from dysmenorrhoea due to anaemia and hormonal imbalance. In order to effectively deal with the above, SHARP in association with Almond Board Of California, USA conducted Nutritional Counselling Sessions in selected schools of Delhi
The objectives of these
To increase knowledge of healthy eating habits amongst school
children To help children learn skills (not just facts).
To give students repeated chances to practice healthy eating.
which in turn would help young people grow, develop, and do well
Prevent childhood and adolescent health problems such as obesity,
eating disorders, dental caries, and iron deficiency anemia.
May help prevent health problems later in life, including heart
disease, cancer, and stroke; the three leading causes of death.
For selected schools of Delhi-Funded by ALMOND BOARD OF CALIFORNIA
(Through SCS Group).
v) ADOLESCENT GIRLS HEALTH & HYGIENE
To have a wider participation and to create awareness about health
amongst adolescent girls SHARP in association with Johnson and Johnson
(JnJ) are starting project ‘PARICHAY’ for adolescent girls
on menstrual health and hygiene in Delhi. This project is already
going on in the states of UP, MP, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala
and has plans to cover more number of states.
To impart accurate and reliable information to adolescent girls
on topics identified as important to their health & well-being
and for which basic information is not always easily accessible Topics covered will be:
– Introduction to female anatomy and reproductive system
– Menstrual Health and Hygiene
– Right age for marriage
Target Age group
Each session comprising of adolescent girls from 6th to 12th standard
Before the sessions one teacher coordinator will be trained on the Menstrual Health and Hygiene Programme by a Gynecologist. The teacher coordinator will help the girls later on to clarify their doubts on Menstrual Health and Hygiene after the session is over. The question box will be placed in the school to help the girls to open up. The Teacher coordinator will be given a certificate of Nodal teacher by SHARP.
PERSONAL HYGIENE PROGRAMME In
its effort to help children across the country through the problem
of lice, Mediker has a vision to make Haryana the first lice free
state in the country by the year 2010. Partnering Mediker through
this effort is School Health Annual Report Programme (SHARP), committed
to safeguarding the health of school children. Thus, SHARP is conducting
hygiene and lice checks in every school in Haryana so as to ensure
that every girl child in Haryana is declared free of lice. 55 schools
have been covered so far and Ryan International School, Faridabad
is the 56th.
In the pursuance of Health awareness programmes in school children
we got an opportunity to make our operations in Haryana in collaboration
with Marico Industries Ltd, Mumbai to conduct free Hygiene Check-up
Programme in school children between the age group of 5 to 12 years
(Classes III to VIII). During hygiene check-up, the following things
are inspected for:
i) Hair Hygiene ii) Dental Hygiene iii) Nail Hygiene iv) Nape Hygiene
v) Ear Hygiene. The survey report of all these parameters will be
made available after the completion of Ist Phase of the programme.
During the survey it has been found that very few children are conscious
about the good personal hygiene, which is the basic of leading a
good healthy life.
To inculcate good Hygiene habits amongst children in Haryana, we
have chosen Hisar, Faridabad & Panipat in our Phase-I Programme
wherein we are conducting free Hygiene Check-up Programme in schools
of Hisar, Faridabad & Panipat District. Later on all the districts
of Haryana will be covered under this. We have already completed
our programme in schools of Hisar and the programme is still going
on in schools of Faridabad and Panipat. The programme was widely
covered by the print media and SITI cable at Hisar where more than
10,000 students were covered in 25 schools.
Funded by MARICO INDUSTRIES LIMITED, MUMBAI (Makers of MEDIKER)
HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT AWARENESS SESSION These
sessions are conducted by SHARP to spread awareness on the effect
of pollution on health of school going children. Specific objectives
of the project:
To create awareness among the school children about the importance,
methods and benefits of conserving petroleum products and effect
of pollution on health.
To train the young generation of this country and to motivate
them to remain disease free and especially respiratory, eye and
other problems caused due to pollution.
Funding- Petroleum Conservation Research Association.
SCHOOL HEALTH NEWS LETTER PROJECT
Our monthly newsletter goes to 5000 schools all over India.
RURAL GIRLS SCHOOL HEALTH CENTER PROJECT SHARP
is also providing health cover to 700 girls of Tharu Ram Arya Girls
Sr. Sec. School, Bhim Sen Colony, Ballabhgarh
FIRST AID TRAINING PROGRAMME
aid is the emergency care given to sick or injured people providing
temporary assistance or treatment until medical help is available.
An important aspect of first aid, besides knowing what to do for
a victim, is also knowing what not to do. The objective of the training
is to familiarize the school children with basic first aid techniques
in some common emergencies. They learn what first aid is, what it
can accomplish and measures to take for the treatment of shock,
bleeding, burns, and fractures; methods of resuscitation; and methods
of moving injured persons.
Objectives of First Aid
The knowledge of first aid measures and their proper application
may mean the difference between life and death, between rapid recovery
and long hospitalization, or between temporary disability or permanent
The objectives of first aid are to save lives and prevent further
injury. However, first aid is not a substitute for proper medical
FAMILY HEALTH AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
8000 families were covered under the scheme. Area allotted : R.K.
Puram, Vasant Vihar, Munirka slum areas in South Delhi.
By means of organising camps in the community halls, schools of
the locality where one male doctor and one lady doctor along with
2 male and 2 female counsellors and supporting staff conducted health
check-ups of the high risk groups and refer the persons suffering
from S.T.D.s and other diseases to the near by MCD/ Govt. Dispensary.
These dispensaries were given medicines under the project by Delhi
AIDS Control Society.
Door to door campaign by SHARP counselors
in the slums was also carried out by means of completing the survey
forms, distributing leaflets, literature, distributing cards and
by displaying posters in the vicinity.
Regular doctors and para medical staff of School Health Project
was deputed for the purpose as these projects were conducted when
there were school holidays. Some additional lower staff was hired
on per day basis.
Funding agency: Delhi AIDS Control Society, Govt Of NCT of Delhi.
FREE HEALTH CHECK-UP CAMPS SHARP
keep organising free health check-up camps in slums for poor families
with association of its panel hospitals. Free medicines are also distributed
to the people who are detected with some ailment there and then only.
HEALTH CHECK-UPS FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN SHARP
is providing health cover to Physically & Mentally impaired /
retarded children of Tamana Special School, Vasant Vihar.
HEALTH CHECK UP OF SLUM CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES
SHARP conducts health camps regularly for the families of these
slums. In these camps medicines are also distributed.
SLUM SCHOOL HEALTH CHECK-UP PROJECT For
slum schools of Mandi , Rangpuri and ITO slums of Delhi