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788 ANTI-TOBACCO AWARENESS SESSION FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

posted Oct 16, 2019, 7:34 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Oct 16, 2019, 7:34 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 30-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 Don Bosco Technical Institute in Chinchwad. 250 students participated in this workshop held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction’ project supported by AXA Business Services.

Ms. Lalita Chaudhari (Coordinator- DBDS) introduced the resource person and staff and shared information about the project with the participants. 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 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. Mr. Mayur Deshmukh (Principal) proposed the vote of thanks at the end.