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1005 AXA Project: Health Awareness Session for Women in Ramnagar Slum

posted Feb 23, 2020, 7:35 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Feb 23, 2020, 7:35 AM ]
Koregaon Park (Pune), 12-Feb-2020: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Koregaon Park organized a health awareness session for the women residing in Ramnagar slum in Yerwada. 24 women participated in this session held under the aegis of “Health Risk Reduction Project” supported AXA Business Services.

The objective of the programme was to educate women on health, hygiene and health risk behaviour. Ms. Nilima Chandhere (Staff- DBDS) introduced the resource person and also the agenda of the session. Mrs. Kanta Chattiyar was the resource person for this workshop. In her first session she covered topics on physical and mental health and its relationship to sanitation.

In the second session, she spoke about the risks of consuming tobacco. This included educating them on the harmful effects of tobacco on body and mind, oral cancer, lung cancer and many more health problems associated with it. Ms. Jyoti Sonawane (Staff-DBDS) did the logistical arrangement for this workshop and organized women to participate in this event.