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270 ANTI TOBACCO CAMPAIGN FOR YOUTH IN CHINCHWAD

posted Apr 6, 2018, 12:51 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Apr 6, 2018, 12:51 AM ]
3-April-2018, Chinchwad (Pune) : 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 Ram Nagar slum in Chinchwad. The event was held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction’ project supported by AXA Business Services Ltd. 

The programme started with the introduction of the resource person by Mr. Sachin Pawar (DBDS- staff). Mr. Sukhdev Ahire (Don Bosco Technical Institute) was the resource person for this workshop. The objective of this workshop was to educate youth on the risky habit of consuming tobacco products and harmful effects to such habits. 16 youths participated in this workshop. Mr. Sukhdev Ahire 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 all answered by the resource person. Mr. Aditya Gujale (DBDS- staff) proposed the vote of thanks at the end of program.