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1018 AXA Project: Anti-Tobacco Awareness in Durga Nagar Slum

posted Feb 23, 2020, 8:21 AM by Don Bosco Development Society
Chinchwad (Pune), 15-Feb-2020: 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 Durga Nagar. 25 youth participated in the session held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction Project’ supported AXA Business Services.

Dr. Narayan Jaibhay was the resource person for this session. The objective of this workshop was to educate youth on the risky habit of consuming tobacco products and harmful effects of such habits. Dr. Jaibhay 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. The participants asked many questions which were answered by the resource person. Mr. Vibhawari Kamble (Staff-DBDS) did the logistical arrangement for this session and organized youth to participate in this session. After the session snacks were served to all.