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693 ANTI-TOBACCO CAMPAIGN: Health Awareness Session for School Students

posted Aug 13, 2019, 8:39 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Aug 13, 2019, 8:40 AM ]
Mumbai, 6-Aug-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized an awareness and interactive sessions on ‘Harmful Effects of Tobacco and Gutkha chewing’ for the students of Tulsi Ram Sawte School in Ghatkoper (West). 68 students participated in this session held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

Mr. Sawte (School Principal) welcomed the participants and resource person. He also appreciated MGL and DBDS for running anti-tobacco campaign. Mr. Sunil Chawan was the resource person for this session. The objective of this session was to educate students on the risky habit of consuming tobacco products and harmful effects of such habits.

Mr. Sunil covered various topics such as composition of tobacco, forms of tobacco, substance abuse in adolescent, effect on liver, kidney, harmful effects on body and mind, oral cancer, lung cancer and many more health problems associated with it. Students asked many questions which were all answered by the resource person. Ms Zarina Khan (Staff- DBDS) made the logistical arrangement and coordinated for this Session with the school authorities.