The purpose of the Community Awareness project is to provide Health Science students with the opportunity to:
-Develop a project to promote community awareness using health issues that may be of a local community
or of national interest.
-Assist communities to become more aware of the pros and cons of the health issue selected.
-Promote goodwill and public relations for volunteers and local communities
-Evaluate the effectiveness and impact of the project on the community.
Community Awareness is a service project designed to raise community awareness of a health related issue of local communities and addresses one specific health issue that needs concern and makes a worthwhile contribution to the community.
The project shall have a direct relationship to Health Science Education for communities Activities are then planned to make the community aware of the health issue. Each activity as it is planned,conducted and evaluated When the project is completed, a portfolio is drawn that documents and explains the project and activities.
The project selected will address one specific health issue, that needs concern that will make a worthwhile impact on the community; and shall have a direct relationship to the organization's purposes and to Health Science Education
The project shall demonstrate the ability to work with other school groups, community groups and/or volunteers to
achieve the goals of the project.
The project shall demonstrate success in increasing public awareness of the health related issue,