Thursday, November 17, 2011

Every One Campaign Program for World Pneumonia Day

EVERY ONE is a worldwide campaign of Save the Children. In Bangladesh Save the Children organizes this campaign in 25 different schools through out the country to raise awareness among the students, teachers & guardians. Save the Children organized a program for World Pneumonia Day under Every One Campaign at RSF Dhaka School & College on 16 November 2011 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM. A team from Save the Children (Korea) by Heekyung Kim, Director, Advocacy Department was present along with Taskin Rahman, Campaign Officer, Save the Children (Bangladesh), Arifur Rahman, CSR, Rahimafrooz, Parveen Sultana, Principal, RSF Dhaka School & College. The Children staged a Drama on how to prevent Pneumonia. Every year more than 25,000 children die from Pneumonia. The message is you can prevent Pneumonia very easily. The whole program was video documented.100 Students were present with few Guardians on the rooftop. The whole Program was Video Documented. All the students were given Plastic Hand Fan (Hathpakkha) from Save the Children (Bangladesh) and Pencil by Save the Children (Korea). All the students enjoyed the program and are now aware of how to prevent Pneumonia.

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