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455 ANTI-TOBACCO CAMPAIGN: Awareness session for youth

posted Dec 20, 2018, 9:51 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Dec 20, 2018, 9:52 AM ]
15- December-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 of Ajantha Nagar slum in Chinchwad. This event was held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction’ project supported by AXA Business Services Ltd.

Dr. Narayan Jaibhai 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. 30 youth participated in this awareness programme. Dr. Jaibhai 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.

Youths asked many questions which were answered by the resource person. Mrs. Vibhawari Kamble (DBDS -Staff) did the logistical arrangement for this session and organized youth to participate in this session. After the session snacks were served to all.