Community Outreach Activity

The One Health student club at Jimma University has organized a community outreach activity on solid waste management in Bosa kito & Hermata Kebele of Jimma Town on 4th June 2016. The sessions were delivered to 100 model families in the kebele’s. The One Health student club members have given the awareness session on solid waste management in collaboration with the health extension workers in both places. Dr Seid Tiku, from Jimma University College of health sciences department of Environmental Health and Dr Hailu Degefu, from School of Veterinary Medicine has leaded the students as a mentor & activity leads.

 

Photo: Participants attending the awareness giving session on Solid waste management

This awareness session is expected to raise the knowledge of these model families in the kebele regarding scientific solid waste management techniques. This will likely contribute to the efforts being made to prevent infectious diseases in the community.

 

Photo: Some participants of the community outreach awareness session o solid waste management, Hermata Kebele.