Tobacco Control: A need of the hour A Consultation Workshop on Anti-Tobacco Awareness

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Tobacco Control: A need of the hour A Consultation Workshop on Anti-Tobacco Awareness - May 30, 2018

Introduction :

The World Health Organization has stated that Tobacco Epidemic is one of the Biggest Public Health Threat and every year, it kills nearly 60 lakh people worldwide. India is the biggest victim of tobacco; killing nearly 10 lakh people every year.  Nowadays young children as small as 5-10 year old are getting exposed to tobacco consumption directly or indirectly which brings us to the tobacco control program creating awareness about the ill-effects of tobacco and initiating cessation program for tobacco consumers in community and corporate has become the need of the hour. 

 

On the eve of World No Tobacco Day 31st May, to address the issue Bombay Chamber in partnership with Bajaj Electricals Foundation is organising this Consultation Workshop on Anti-Tobacco Awareness.  The top management of Bajaj Electricals Ltd. started focusing on the issue with their employees, followed by community related projects on anti- tobacco awareness to reduce the ill effects and impact of tobacco consumption that affects directly or indirectly everyone.  Therefore they started the Anti-Tobacco Campaign on 31st May, 2010 on the eve of World No Tobacco Day (WNTD)


Venue  & Time:
Bombay Chamber , The Ruby Tower, 4th Floor, NW 29, Senapati Bapat Marg, (Tulsi Pipe Road), Dadar (W),
Mumbai 400 028   ||  30th May, 9.30 am to 1.00 pm

Objective :

To create awareness on ill-effects of tobacco consumption among community, corporates and create synergy to take this theme of Tobacco Control program as a mandate for their workforce.

A half day consultation workshop will discuss, share and understand models of corporate partnership and to engage in this area of Anti- tobacco awareness with the communities in the country. 

 

Content :
  •  An experience sharing by Bajaj Electricals Ltd. on Tobacco Control Program – Strategies, implementation and monitoring evaluation practices 

  •  World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) Theme of 2018 – Tobacco Breaks Hearts

  •  Anti -Tobacco Laws

  •  Moving towards Creating tobacco free workplace and workforce

  •  Community involvement in Tobacco Awareness – outreach through CSR activities. 

  •  Understand the need  for advocacy

 

Contact :
Ms. Aneeha Neeraja Rajan 
Tel: 022 61200227   

Ms. Shruti Rathod
Tel: 022 61200268

 

FREE REGISTRATION
Bombay Chamber , The Ruby Tower, 4th Floor, NW 29, Senapati Bapat Marg, (Tulsi Pipe Road), Dadar (W), Mumbai 400 028 

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