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229 WORLD CANCER DAY CELEBRATED IN DON BOSCO CHINCHWAD

posted Feb 6, 2018, 10:05 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Feb 6, 2018, 10:05 AM ]
3-Feb-2018, Chinchwad (Pune): The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a rally with school children to celebrate the World Cancer Day. Over 150 children from PCMC School participated in this rally held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction project’ supported by AXA Business Services.

The objective of the rally was to raise awareness on cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. School children gathered at their school ground in the morning at around 8:00 am from there they walked through the lanes of Indira Nagar slum, Chinchwad station, Auto-rickshaw stand, Mohan Nagar, and Telco-Bhosari road slums. In the rally, they carried placards carrying slogans to stop consuming tobacco, harmful effects of Tobacco, Cancer awareness, effects of chewing Gutkha, etc.

This rally was held in association with PCMC School and was fully supported by its Principal and staff. Children were very excited to participate in the rally and they shouted slogans to send their message to people on their way. Chocolates and snacks were served to children after the rally.