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614 HEALTH RISK AWARENESS SESSION IN DUTTA NAGAR SLUM

posted May 19, 2019, 7:28 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated May 19, 2019, 7:28 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 16-May-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a health awareness session for the Self-Help Group women residing in Dutta Nagar. More than 40 women participated in the session held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction Project’ supported AXA Business Services.

Ms. Lalita Chaudhari (Staff-DBDS) introduced the resource person and shared information about the project with the participants. Dr. Suhasini Ghanekar, Ms. Anita Waghchoure and Mrs. Sulakshana Kurne were the resource person for this session.

Dr. Ghanekar spoke about healthy nutrition, habits, 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.

Mrs. Kurne gave information on the schemes of Municipal Corporation for women, children and SHGs groups. Mrs. Sarika Kadam (Staff-DBDS) did the logistical arrangement for this session and organized women to participate in this session. After the session snacks were served to all.