Webinar for class 8 on World Health Day

Posted by on Apr 18, 2021 in School News | Comments Off

The Indian School organised a special webinar on the occasion of World Health Day on 7 April 2021 for the students of class 8. Dr Sumit Munjal, Professor, Department of Periodontists at the Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Uttar Pradesh, hosted the webinar.

In his address, Dr Munjal shared trivia about the history of World Health Day. He told the students that the aim of observing the special day is to raise awareness about overall health and well-being amongst people across the globe. He spoke about the various themes adopted every year to promote healthy living amongst people. This year, the theme chosen is- “Building a fairer, healthier world”.

Dr Munjal cautioned his young audience about activities that could prevent the youth from leading a healthy life. He listed some of them as below.

 regular consumption of fast food
 sleeping late
 taking too much stress
 not engaging in physical activities

The session emphasized the importance of a healthy lifestyle and adopting the following healthy habits.

 eat healthy meals
 adding more fruit and vegetables to the daily diet
 drinking plenty of water
 exercising regularly
 washing hands before eating
 getting enough sleep
 practicing meditation
 avoiding caffeine, soda, and sugary drinks.

The session was informative and welcomed by the students as in these challenging times of Covid-19, a renewed focus on health is paramount.

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