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519 ANTI-TOBACCO CAMPAIGN: Awareness session for youth

posted Mar 7, 2019, 2:11 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Mar 7, 2019, 2:11 AM ]
28-Feb-2019, 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 Saibaba Nagar slum in Chinchwad 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. 18 young people participated in this workshop. 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.

The participants asked many questions which were answered by the resource person. Project staff did the logistical arrangement and organized youth to participate in this session. Mrs. Rajshree Deshkhire (Staff-DBDS) proposed the vote of thanks at the end of program. After the session snacks were served to all.