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337 HEALTH AWARENESS SESSION FOR SLUM WOMEN

posted Jul 14, 2018, 8:15 PM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jul 14, 2018, 8:15 PM ]
12-July-2018, Chinchwad (Pune): The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a health awareness session for the women residing in the Mahatma Phule Nagar slum. 17 women participated in the programme held under the aegis of “Health Risk Reduction” supported AXA Business Services.

Mrs. Vibhawari Kamble (Staff- DBDS) introduced to Resource person and staff and shared information about the project with the participants. Ms. Lalita Chaudhari (Coordinator- DBDS) was the resource person for this workshop. In the first part, she educated women on the physical and mental health, nutrition and diet. As the participants were young she adopted life cycle approach in her session.
In the second part of the session, she covered topics on risks of consuming tobacco. This included composition of tobacco, forms of tobacco, harmful effects on body and mind, oral cancer, lung cancer and many more health problems associated with it.

This was followed with question and answer session in which ladies asked many questions related to their personal and children health and chewing tobacco. Mrs. Sarika Shinde (Staff- DBDS) did the logistical arrangement for this workshop and organized women to participate in this session. After the session snacks were served to all the women.