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625 FREE HEALTH CHECK-UP FOR SLUM WOMEN: and Health Awareness too

posted Jun 2, 2019, 4:28 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jun 2, 2019, 4:29 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 31-May-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a health awareness session and a free health check-up for the women residing in the Ajantha Nagar slum on the occasion of the “No tobacco Day”. More than 65 women participated in the session held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction Project’ supported AXA Business Services.

Dr. Madhuri Roy, Dr. Chetan Roy, Dr. Shweta; along with their medical team were the resource persons for this session. The camp was held in collaboration with Doctors and their team from Conceive LVF- CSRM Life health care private Ltd. The objective of this workshop was to educate women on the risky habit of consuming tobacco products and harmful effects of such habits. Dr. Madhuri covered various topics such as 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.

The team also educated the women regarding the harmful effects of tobacco and causes of Cancer. Mr. Panchmahal gave information on the schemes of Municipal Corporation for women, children and SHGs group. Mrs. Vibhawari Kamble (DBDS staff) did the logistical arrangement for this session and organized women to participate in this session. After the session snacks were served to all.