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617 ANTI-TOBACCO CAMPAIGN: Health Risk Awareness Session

posted May 29, 2019, 9:14 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated May 29, 2019, 9:15 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 21-May-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized an awareness and interactive session on ‘Harmful Effects Of Tobacco and Gutkha Chewing’ for the youth and adults at Mahatama Phule Nagar slum in Chinchwad under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction’ project supported by AXA Business Services Ltd.

The programme started with the introduction of the resource person and staff by Ms. Lalita Chaudhari (Coordinator- DBDS). Dr. Narayan Jaibhai was the resource person for this workshop and shared information about the project. The objective of this workshop was to educate youth on the risky habit of consuming tobacco products and harmful effects to such habits. 28 youth and senior citizens 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 youths to participate in this session. After the session snacks were served to all.