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739 ANTI-TOBACCO AWARENESS SESSION FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

posted Sep 17, 2019, 9:33 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Sep 17, 2019, 9:33 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 13-Sept-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized an awareness and interactive session on ‘Harmful Effects of Tobacco and Gutkha Chewing’ for the students of Government ITI College in Durga Nagar (Chinchwad). 81 students participated in this workshop held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction’ project supported by AXA Business Services Limited.

Dr. Vikas Chothe was the resource person for this session. The objective of this workshop was to educate students on the risky habit of consuming tobacco products and harmful effects of such habits. Dr. Vikas Chothe covered various topics on composition of tobacco, forms of tobacco, substance abuse in adolescent, 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. Mrs Vibhawari Kamble (Staff-DBDS) made the logistical arrangement and coordinated for this workshop with the school authorities.