Lagos ALPs enlightens students, teachers on prevention of diseases

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-Holds 2017 annual school health moral programme

Thursday, 23 March, 2017 will remain an indelible memory in the hearts of the pupils and students of the Apostolic Nursery & Primary and Grammar School, Orishigun, Ketu, as members of the Association of Lady Pharmacists (ALPs) Lagos State Branch, thoroughly educated them on the prevention of public health diseases like Malaria, Diabetes, Hepatitis B and C, Tuberculosis, and HIV.

The enlightenment campaign, which was all encompassing and quite engaging, was organised as the event for the 2017 Annual School Health Moral Programme of the association. It featured moral talk, environmental health and personal hygiene seminar, diabetes game, public health diseases seminar and lots more.

Cross section of ALPs members reciting the ALPs Anthem at the event

Addressing the students and teachers at the event, the Planning Committee Chairman of the Occasion, Pharm. Bunmi Laja appreciated the school management for granting them the opportunity to address the young stars on the importance of living healthy, adding that a healthy nation is a wealthy nation.

Speaking on the theme of the programme, “Prevention is better and cheaper than cure”, she urged the audience to be meticulous about their health always, by keeping their environments clean and also avoid sharing personal items with the public.

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