To mark the World Health Day interactive sessions were organized on different days in April 2000 with adolescents, women and older people from different walks of life. The groups discussed the ways and practices for improving health and prolonging life.
In collaboration with Inner Wheel of Delhi South Metropolitan a talk on 'Life after Middle Age' was delivered to the members of the club. The emphasis was on bringing awareness about empowerment of women and management of their life as they age.
Book-Marks with messages of 'Benefits of Walk' have been distributed from time to time to people across the socioeconomic groups with the intention of generating thinking about healthy life styles. Discussions were also held with different groups of people on the topic. Plans are on for enrolling members to participate regularly on voluntary basis in meetings to share and take action on 'little things that matter in life'. This program highlights a plan for individuals to adopt according to their needs for enriching their life. This is in keeping with the motto of the Society that at every age life should be celebrated, for life is worth living.
A research study on 'Burden on Women due to Drug Use of Family Member' is being conducted at 9 sites in India namely, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Lucknow, Manipur and Pune. The study comprises of collection of primary and secondary data and has 7 organizations as partners. A training program for research for the field staff from different sites was coordinated in collaboration with the United Nations International Drug Control Program at New Delhi on 8th and 9th February 2001.
The Chairperson participated as the Seminar Coordinator in the Seminar on 'Promotion of Value Based Learning for Hygiene and Sanitation in MCD Primary Schools' organized by SAKSHI, UNICEF and NIPHC on 23 January 2001.
The Chairperson participated in the Workshop organized by CII on 'Understanding the Consumer in the Changing Environment' on 31 January 2001 at New Delhi.