AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

Project title Stress, Sugar and Sex...What to do when you have too much of it...Lecture 1 of 3
Project type(s) Community Service,Speaker
Date completed 07/2009
Chapter St. James SOM
Project Coordinator Simone Singh
Summary of project This project is a public lecture series to benefit the local community on Bonaire. The series includes three successive lectures (HTN, Diabetes, teen Pregnancy) with specific thought given to the most important health issues on the island. This lecture was on hypertension and how it can be managed and prevented.

Content area N/A
Number of participants 10
Participant hours involved 2 hour(s)
Coordinator roles The project coordinators' role was to locate and confirm a venue. Confirm qualified speakers to give the lecture and to create advertisements for the lecture.
Coordinator hours 8 hour(s)
Total project cost 50
Project funding Local chapter funds,Donation
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations: The chapter president donated money.
Project advertising Through flyers, radio announcements, posters and through word of mouth. For this lecture word of mouth was the main source of attendance.
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
Lessons/suggestions More advertising could have been done and a lot sooner.