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575 HEALTH AWARENESS SESSION FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS

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Chinchwad (Pune), 15-April-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a health awareness session for the adolescent girls in the Mahatama Phule Nagar slum in Chinchwad. 23 girls participated in the session held under the aegis of “Health Risk Reduction Project” supported AXA Business Services.

Ms. Lalita Chaudhari (Coordinator- DBDS) welcomed the participants and resource person. Mrs. Vidya Kale was the resource person for this session. The objective of the workshop was to educate adolescent girls on personal health, hygiene and sanitation, menstrual cycle and diet and nutrition. The resource person spoke about physical changes, social and psychological changes, vulnerability to reproductive health risks, reproductive health rights, contraceptives, sexually transmitted diseases, sexual abuse, drug and substance abuse etc. She also spoke about the safe and effective birth control methods.

After that she covered topics on risks of consuming tobacco. This was followed by a question and answer session in which the participants asked questions which were answered by the resource person. Mrs. Sarika Kadam (Staff-DBDS) did the logistical arrangement for this event and organized girls to participate in this session. After the session snacks were served to all. .






574 WORKSHOP ON FINANCIAL GOALS AND INVESTMENT

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Mumbai, 10-April -2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized a training on ‘Investment Planning’ for women from low income group residing in Panjabi camp slum in Sion Koliwada. 34 women participated in this workshop which was organized under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

Ms. Surekha Pednekar (Project Officer - DBDS) welcomed the participants and resource person. Mr. Dinesh Dedhia (Public Relation Inspector) from Mahim post office was the resource person for the training. The workshop focused on the saving and investment behaviour of people. He further urged the participants to save money and invest smartly so that they could have good returns from the investments. Ms. Basanti Solanki (Staff-DBDS) proposed vote of thanks on the conclusion of the programme.





573 ANTI-TOBACCO HEALTH EXHIBITION AT DURGA NAGAR SLUM

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Chinchwad (Pune), 17-April-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a Health Exhibition on harmful effects of tobacco at Durga Nagar slum in Chinchwad. 63 people visited this exhibition held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction Project’ supported by AXA Business Services.

The Health exhibition focused on communicating the health risks associated with tobacco consumption and its ill effects on health. The program started at 8.30 am in the morning with the display of posters in the form of an exhibition to educate youth and adult. The poster contained visual material and written information on health risks associated with consuming tobacco and its effects on personal health, family and society. During the exhibition the DBDS staff explained the information to the visitors.








572 ANTI-TOBACCO HEALTH EXHIBITION IN RAM NAGAR SLUM

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Chinchwad (Pune), 13-April-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a Health Exhibition on harmful effects of tobacco at Ram Nagar slum in Chinchwad. 76 people visited this exhibition held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction Project’ supported by AXA Business Services.

The Health exhibition focused on communicating the health risks associated with tobacco consumption and its ill effects on health. The program started at 8.30 am in the morning with the display of posters in the form of an exhibition to educate youth and adult. The poster contained visual material and written information on health risks associated with consuming tobacco and its effects on personal health, family and society. During the exhibition the DBDS staff explained the information to the visitors.








571 MGL DISHA PROJECT: Free Health Camp in Sion

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Mumbai, 16-April -2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), organized a free health and eye check-up camp for the women, men and children residing in Panchasheel nagar slum in Sion Koliwada. 117 patients (48 children, 14 men and 55 women) were examined by the team of doctor in this camp which was held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Ltd.

Ms. Surekha Pednekar (Project Officer - DBDS) visited medical camp and personally supervised various activities of the health camp. Ms. Basanti Solanki (Staff - DBDS) welcomed the doctors and their Para-medical staff. Dr Abhishek Jandade, Mr. Pramod Bhadavalkar and their team from Seven Hill Hospital examined the patients. Patients were diagnosed to be suffering from Sugar, Blood Pressure, Joint pain, Fungal Infection, Common cold, menstrual irregularities, Calcium deficiency, Gastric Problem, Skin infections, vision problem and anaemia. The doctors distributed iron, vitamin tablets and skin ointment to patients who were anaemic and suffering from fungal infections, Scabies. No Cataract patients were Identify in this camp.

The DBDS staff and volunteers from the slum were extremely helpful in logistical arrangement such as putting up chairs and tables, arranging water, visiting families in slums and informing them about the health camp and in managing the crowd. Local people were very happy with this health camp and praised the efforts of Mahanagar Gas Limited. Ms. Mohini Rajapkar (Volunteer) proposed the vote of thanks at the end.







570 ANTI-TOBACCO CAMPAIGN: Health Awareness Rally

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Mumbai, 13-April-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized an awareness session and a rally on ‘Harmful Effects of Tobacco and Gutkha chewing’ for the residents of Ashok nagar slum. 57 children participated in this rally held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Ltd.

Before the rally, Mr. Sunil Chawan spoke to children on the risky habit of consuming tobacco products and harmful effects to such habits. Mr. Sunil covered various topics such as composition of tobacco, forms of tobacco, substance abuse in adolescent, adolescent health problems in India, effect on liver, kidney, harmful effects on body and mind, oral cancer, lung cancer and many more health problems associated with it.

After the session children held a rally. In the rally, children carried placards with slogans to stop consuming tobacco, harmful effects of tobacco, Cancer awareness, and effects of chewing Gutkha etc. Children were very excited to participate in the rally and communicated their message to residents and commuters on the way. Ms.Zarina khan (Staff - DBDS) made the logistical arrangement and coordinated for this session with the resource person.





569 ANTI-TOBACCO CAMPAIGN: Health Awareness Session for School Students

posted Apr 15, 2019, 2:47 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Apr 15, 2019, 2:47 AM ]

Mumbai, 12-April-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized an awareness and interactive sessions on ‘Harmful Effects of Tobacco and Gutkha chewing’ for the students of Haji Ismail Haji Allana BMC School in Antop hill. 33 students participated in this session held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

Mr. Sunil Chawan was the resource person for this session. Ms. Surekha Pednekar (Project Officer - DBDS) welcomed the participants and resource person. The objective of this session was to educate students on the risky habit of consuming tobacco products and harmful effects of such habits. Mr. Sunil covered various topics such as composition of tobacco, forms of tobacco, substance abuse in adolescent, adolescent health problems in India, effect on liver, kidney, harmful effects on body and mind, oral cancer, lung cancer and many more health problems associated with it.

The students asked many questions which were all answered by the resource person. Ms. Basanti Solanki (Staff - DBDS) made the logistical arrangement and coordinated for this Session with the school authorities.





568 ANTI-TOBACCO CAMPAIGN: Health Awareness Session for Slum Youth

posted Apr 15, 2019, 2:44 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Apr 15, 2019, 2:44 AM ]

Chinchwad (Pune), 11-April-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized an awareness and interactive session on ‘Harmful Effects Of Tobacco and Gutkha Chewing’ for the youth at Vidya Nagar slum in Chinchwad under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction’ project supported by AXA Business Services Ltd.

The programme started with the introduction of resource person by Ms. Lalita Chaudhari (Coordinator- DBDS). Dr. Narayan Jaibhai was the resource person for this workshop and shared information about the project. The objective of this workshop was to educate youth on the risky habit of consuming tobacco products and harmful effects to such habits. 31 youth and senior citizen participated in this workshop.

Dr. Jaibhai covered various topics on composition of tobacco, forms of tobacco, harmful effects on body and mind, oral cancer, lung cancer and many more health problems associated with it. Youths asked many questions which were answered by the resource person. Ms. Rajshree Deshkhire (Staff -DBDS) did the logistical arrangement for this session and organized youths to participate in this session.






567 ANTI-TOBACCO HEALTH EXHIBITION AT ANTOP HILL

posted Apr 15, 2019, 2:41 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Apr 15, 2019, 2:41 AM ]

Mumbai, 12-April-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized a Health Exhibition on harmful effects of tobacco at Vidhyalankar collage road in Antop hill. 112 people visited this exhibition held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

The objective of this session was to educate people on the risky habit of consuming tobacco products and harmful effects of such habits. The program started in afternoon with the display of posters in the form of an exhibition to educate youth and adult. The poster contained visual information on the harmful effects of tobacco consumption. During the exhibition the DBDS staff explained the information to the visitors. Mrs. Akila Ansari (Staff - DBDS) made the logistical arrangement.



566 ANTI-TOBACCO HEALTH EXHIBITION AT DATTA NAGAR SLUM

posted Apr 15, 2019, 2:37 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Apr 15, 2019, 2:38 AM ]

Chinchwad (Pune), 11-April-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a Health Exhibition on harmful effects of tobacco at Datta Nagar slum in Chinchwad. 89 people visited this exhibition held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction Project’ supported by AXA Business Services.

The Health exhibition focused on communicating the health risks associated with tobacco consumption and its ill effects on health. The program started at 8.30 am in the morning with the display of posters in the form of an exhibition to educate youth and adult. The poster contained visual material and written information on health risks associated with consuming tobacco and its effects on personal health, family and society. During the exhibition the DBDS staff explained the information to the visitors.







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