Saturday, August 2, 2008

PHC in The Star

Sunday July 13, 2008

Living healthy

UNIVERSITY College Sedaya International (UCSI) organised its 7th annual public health campaign at Sunway Pyramid, Selangor, last month.

It was an initiative by UCSI’s Faculty of Medical Sciences through collaboration with the School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy and the School of Nursing. It was aimed at raising public awareness towards a healthier lifestyle.

UCSI chancellor Tan Sri Dr Abdul Rahman Arshad launched the campaign, which drew a crowd of over 2,000 over two days.

UCSI’s Dr Abdul Rahman having his blood pressure taken during the campaign.

Free health screening tests for body mass index, body fat screening, blood glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure were conducted by 30 students.
UCSI lecturers also counselled members of the public who had undergone the tests.

An exhibition on various diseases was held, as well as breast self-examination demonstrations. A colouring competition was also organised for children.

Meanwhile, the UCSI Indian Cultural Society held a benefit concert in aid of Chrestus Home in Cheras.

Proceeds from ticket sales was used to buy item’s on the children’s “wish list”.

The children also performed at the concert.

UCSI has 14 clubs and eight student associations registered with the Student Council.

Hmmm.. hw can i miss the news?? Was waiting the event to be published in the Star.. but the coverage was just tool little....

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