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541 ANTI-TOBACCO CAMPAIGN: Awareness Programme for Youth

posted Mar 27, 2019, 10:03 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Mar 27, 2019, 10:03 AM ]
23-March-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 Datta Nagar slum in Chinchwad under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction’ project supported by AXA Business Services Ltd.

Ms. Lalita Chaudhari (Coordinator- DBDS) introduced the resource person Dr. Narayan Jaibhai to the participants. The objective of this workshop was to educate youth on the risky habit of consuming tobacco products and harmful effects of such habits. 34 youth and senior citizen 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. Participants asked many questions which were answered by the resource person. 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.