AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

Project title Saba High School Health Education
Project type(s) Community Service
Date completed 02/2005
Chapter SABA University SOM
Project Coordinator Dave Rosa
Summary of project We have met with chldren ranging from third grade to high school aged to discuss relevant health issues. These include alcohol, sex education, nutrition, exercise and cardiovascular health. We shared information with the children in an interactive fashion, being sensitive to cultural issues.

Content area Community and Public Health
Number of participants 10
Participant hours involved 75 hour(s)
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
Total project cost 0
Project funding
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising We used AMSA, Women's Association, Student Government meetings and email to gain volunteers. With our new coordinator we hope to have more volunteers.
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
Lessons/suggestions We needed a community service coordinator for our projects and we finally got one. This will greatly aid our hopes of going to the schools here on Saba every other week. We look forward to getting grants from AMSA to help defray costs associated with the

Comments Work with your deans and professors up front to make sure this fits your school's schedule. The children love the interaction, though it can take time for them to warm up. Consider getting as much input from the teacher and school administrators about con