UNAIR NEWS – Uncontrolled rate of population growth is a problem that must be addressed immediately. Especially in developing countries like Malaysia, and one of the efforts to overcome these problems is public housing project (PPR).
The existing population can cause other problems, such as environmental cleanliness. Piles of garbage, pet feces, and poor drainage systems are a source of disease, and these things affect health, especially for young children and adolescents.
Furthermore, 17 students from Faculty of Science and Technology and members of International Community Service (ICS) held at Management & Science University (MSU) Malaysia. They held a poor urban community at PPR Kampung Baru Hicom, and the activity was in collaboration with State Economic Action Council (MTEN) of Shah Alam Alam Airport, which was held on Wednesday, February 05.
Army Justitia, S.Kom., M. Kom., as the supervisor said the activity was divided into two different groups. Firstly, Creating A Better Smile educational activities of small children about personal hygiene, and “Smart Study Skills” about learning methods that are fun, effective, and efficient, namely by using mind mapping methods.
The educational activity was brushing teeth and washing hands socialization. “We want to prevent various types of germs and bacteria that enter the mouth,” she said.
“Besides, tooth brushing and hand washing activities can be easily practiced by young children,” he added.
She revealed that the community was very enthusiastic about following the activities. It can be seen from the number of parents who volunteer their children to register and even invite their friends to participate.
With this activity, Army said that the habit of brushing teeth and washing hands properly could be practiced continuously. It will increase the body’s immunity against bacteria and germs. (*)
Author: Asthesia Dhea Cantika Editor: Binti Q. Masruroh