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559 ANTI-TOBACCO AWARENESS FOR SLUM WOMEN

posted Apr 11, 2019, 2:27 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Apr 11, 2019, 2:28 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 9-April-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a health awareness session for the women residing in Ambedkar Nagar slum. 28 women participated in the session held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction Project’ supported AXA Business Services.

Ms. Lalita Chaudhari (Coordinator- DBDS) introduced the staff and shared information about the project with the participants. Ms. Anita Waghchore from Aundh Hospital was the resource person for this session. In her address she gave detailed information about Self-help group, importance of healthy nutrition, diet and habits.

In the next session she covered various topics like composition of tobacco, forms of tobacco, harmful effects on body and mind, oral cancer, lung cancer and many more health problems associated with such habit. She also spoke regarding, harmful effects of tobacco and causes of Cancer. Mrs. Vibhawari Kamble (Staff- DBDS) did the logistical arrangement and organized women to participate in this session. After the session snacks were served to all.