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255 AWARENESS SESSION ON HEALTH RISK DUE TO TOBACCO CONSUMPTION

posted Mar 17, 2018, 8:42 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Mar 17, 2018, 8:42 AM ]
15-Mar-2018, Chinchwad: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized an awareness and interactive session on ‘Harmful Effects Of Tobacco an
d Gutkha Chewing’ for the youth at Ajantha Nagar slum in Chinchwad under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction’ project supported by AXA Business Services Ltd.

Mr. Sachin Pawar (DBDS- staff) introduced Dr. Narayan Jaibhai (Datta Nagar – Govt. Hosp.) who 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. 15 adolescent boys participated in this workshop.

Dr. Narayan 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. Participants asked many questions which were answered by the resource person. Mr. Sachin Pawar proposed the vote of thanks at the end of program.