Guwahati: Consumer health and hygiene company Reckitt with Durex India’s ‘The Birds and Bees Talk’ (TBBT) programme, recently celebrated World Health Day across the 4 North East States of Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim.
Created on the premise of empowering the youth with the knowledge to make healthier and smarter choices, for Healthier Tomorrow, TBBT hosted workshops across the 4 states to impart awareness on making the right choices and adapting healthy habits to build Healthier and Happier lives.
Focusing on the five pillars of awareness, consent, protection, equity and inclusion, this initiative hosted multiple workshops on the theme “What you do for a healthier tomorrow?”, with sub themes of creating a healthier tomorrow; making sustainable choices; adopting a healthier lifestyle and initiating conversations based on the life skills curriculum.
Workshops were also held to commemorate World Health Day and emphasize the need for urgent actions to keep humans and the planet healthy. Imminent guest speakers at the various workshops also spoke about the increasing instances of diseases like cancer, asthma as well as heart problems alluding to the need to build sustainable and healthier environments.
These sessions also focused on the mental and physical well-being of the adolescents, in accordance with the vision to build a holistic, well balanced and #healthiertomorrow.
Based on the World Health Day’s theme -‘Our Planet, Our Health’, the speaker sessions were followed by exciting activities and competitions such as painting, extempore, dance performances, to engage and motivate students to emerge as agents of change.
School children also shared their experiences and the positive impact that TBBT has brought in their lives.