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485 ANTI-TOBACCO AWARENESS SESSION IN SAIBABA NAGAR SLUM

posted Jan 23, 2019, 7:16 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jan 23, 2019, 7:16 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 19-January-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized an awareness and interactive session on ‘Harmful Effects of Tobacco and Gutkha Chewing’ at Saibaba Nagar slum in Chinchwad. 34 people participated in this programme 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 Ms. Lalita Chaudhari (DBDS- Coordinator). Dr. Narayan Jaibhai was the resource person for this workshop. The objective of this workshop was to educate citizens on the risky habit of consuming tobacco products and harmful effects to such habits. Dr. Jaibhai covered various topics such as composition of tobacco, forms of tobacco, harmful effects on body and mind, oral cancer, lung cancer and many more health problems associated with it. DBDS Staff did the logistical arrangement for this session. Ms. Sarika Kadam (DBDS- Staff) proposed the vote of thanks at the end of program. After the session snacks were served to all.