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705 HEALTH RISK AWARENESS SESSION FOR SLUM WOMEN

posted Aug 13, 2019, 9:35 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Aug 13, 2019, 9:35 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 31-July-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a health awareness session for the women residing in Durga Nagar slum. 23 women participated in the session held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction Project’ supported AXA Business Services.

Mrs. Sarika Kadam (Staff-DBDS) introduced the resource person and shared information about the project with the participants. Ms Anita Waghchoure (District Hospital, Aundh), was the resource person for this session. The objective of this session was to educate women on the risky habit of consuming tobacco products and harmful effects of such habits.

Ms Waghchoure 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. Vibhawari Kamble (Staff-DBDS) did the logistical arrangement for this session and organized women to participate in this session. After the session snacks were served to everyone.