World Anti-Tobacco Day Celebrations on 31st, May, 2018

Department of public health dentistry, Narayana dental college and hospital celebrated World No Tobacco Day by organizing health awareness programs for general public of Nellore. A rally was conducted from Ghandhi statue to VRC ground on 31.5.18. Along with Narayana Dental College staff, UG & PG students, IDA members of Nellore branch, DMHO, Nursing students and other NGO’s participated in the rally. In the rally slogans regarding the ill effects of tobacco to individual, to the family and to the society were explained for general public awareness. It was well received and public had expressed their support for this rally. IEC materials like pamphlets were distributed in the rallies which were prepared by our students. Dr. VaraSundaram, DMHO, attended the program and addressed the public not to die early by consuming the tobacco products by becoming the victims of Oral cancer, lung cancer, & throat cancer and encouraged them to promote tobacco cessation activities. Staff of various departments had attended the program along with students and made it a grand success.