Aug 20, 2014

5th 2 K Depression prevention walkon 10th Sep 2014 to mark World Suicide Prevention Day

Makro Foundation (MaFo) is promoting the worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicide by organizing a week long awareness program from “8th September 2014- 12th September 2014” to mark the World Suicide Prevention Day that falls on 10th Sep 2014.

The details of the program are:
Date Time Event  Organized by 
8/9/2014 11:00 am-1:00 pm Session on Suicide Makro Foundation
9/9/2014 11:00 am-1:00 pm Online Campaign on Social Media  Makro Foundation
10/9/2014 3:00 pm-5:00 pm 2 K walk on Depression and suicide prevention  Makro Foundation, ROSHNI, SEVA, Lions Club International-316C
11/9/2014 11:00 am-1:00 pm Session on Suicide Prevention in Urdu/English  medium instutions  Makro Foundation
12/9/2013 3:00 pm-5:00 pm Awareness at Traffic X road in Ameerpet Makro Foundation

 The international theme for 2014  is "Suicide Prevention: One World Connected". Keeping in tune with this years theme organization working for the same cause in Hyderabad have come together in one platform to organise a walk on suicide prevention.prevent suicide. 
Makro Foundation, Roshni, Seva, Lions Club Internation-316C have come together to organizing a Suicide Prevention 2 K Walk on 10th September 2014 in Hyderabad. Other partners are COVA,YWCA of Secunderabad and many others.

                             All are invited to join the walk and support the cause...
Details of the walk: 
Date: 10th September 2014** Wednesday
Time: 3:00 pm-5:00 pm ****    
 To register for this walk: Registration : Free 
You can call us at: 040-46004600 Mon-Fri 10:00am-7:00 pm or email partner organisation for registration.

NB: Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the world, especially among young people. Nearly one million people worldwide die by suicide each year More than one lakh persons (1,34,779) in the country lost their lives by committing suicide during the year 2013 (NCRB report 2013). World health Organization has marked that Suicide is a global public health problem of and it is important to raises awareness as suicide is often a taboo issue and is relevant to all levels of society, from the individual, to those who may have lost a loved one to the governments who need to act to tackle this issue. Every year we have one million people who die from suicide approximately and this can be roughly translated into 3,000 deaths a day or one death every 40 seconds.

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