2 August 2017
SPEAK India (Society for Promotion of Ethical & Affordable Health Care) is holding a painting competition on August 4 from 10 am to 12 noon, among school students of the city to bring awareness about healthy lifestyle among the citizenry of tricity. The venue for the event will be Sarvhitkari School, Sector 40. The prizes in various categories will be given on August 5.
According to Dr. R.Kumar President of the society, “SPEAK has chalked out a series of art and cultural events and to involve the youth in a big way in its ‘selling health through education’ campaign. Recently the society had organized several street plays at Plaza in Sector 17 and at Sukhna Lake. Future events include one act play competition, Kavi Sammelan, Ethical health walk, debates and yoga competition.”
The activities including the painting competition hope to emphasize the role of fruits and vegetables in the foods, regular exercises, plenty of water intake, adequate sleep, and ethics in every aspect of life. It will also caution about the junk foods, avoidable use of medicines and tests. “The consultation of a doctor, use of medicines or surgery should not be a habit-it should be last resort.”, Dr. Kumar added.