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Name of education programme
Healthy Life Healthy Bones

Originating organisation
Jordanian Osteoporosis Prevention Society

Mrs Layla Audi
JOPS General Secretary

Tel:+962 6 565 10 30
Fax:+962 6 562 39 55
E-mail: or

Description of the programme
The programme, which is due to start in September 2001, is targeted at schools teachers, students, and their parents. Lectures will be held at school campuses, and brochures, posters, and a teachers' guide will be distributed. A local dairy company will distribute cartons of milk. Teachers and students will be asked to work on projects such as reports, stories, songs, plays, and other activities related to osteoporosis. These will be part of a TV programme to promote the project.

Is the programme still running?

Target audience
Girls aged 11-16
Boys aged 11-16

Has the programme been approved by your scientific advisory committee?

What worked well
To be assessed later in the programme.

What didn't work well
To be assessed later in the programme.

Type of information and material available
Teachers' guide on osteoporosis
Illustrations, cartoons and graphs

Languages in which the material is available


Corporate sponsors
DJD, a local dairy company

Other partners

Did the programme use celebrities, role models or mentors?
Yes, Nestlé cartoon characters – Captain Bones and Professor Calcium

Is the programme suitable for other countries?

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