EPES Conception teaches workshops on health and nutrition and social service approaches to human rights
Concepción, Chile, October 28, 2014 (EPES) .- Since June, EPES Conception Foundation has been doing workshops on nutrition and health for women involved in community organizations, including educators and primary care workers health in Hualpén communes, Talcahuano, Penco and Tomé.
The goal of EPES training is for participants to gain new insights into the economic, political, social and cultural aspects of health and nutrition both on the individual and community perspective. The workshops are taught by Virginia Norambuena, educator Foundation EPES Conception.
Upon completing the workshops, the trainees are expected to deploy awareness campaigns targeted at their local community and strive to have an impact on public policies especially as they related to nutrition and community emphasizing human rights and gender.
Women participants belong to community organizations, including neighborhood councils, committees Vida Chile, Cultural Centers, Health Groups, Groups Adult / Senior ace, Health Clinics, Women's Groups, Community and Ecological Association, Local Development Councils, Health Committees, among others.
Included in the group of educators are participants working in different educational communities, so their contribution to community awareness, developing classroom and families work in health promotion and prevention from a holistic view is important.
The third and final workshop will be held in early November, it is aimed at workers already established in the primary health care field. Virginia Norambuena said that the workshops correspond to current consequences of unhealthy food, social aspects of diet, nutrition transition and the classes propose practical tools for healthy eating that supports the health of communities.
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