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31st May - World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco kills
India
Address or place: C/o Samuel Nursing Home, ‘Vaanth Mahal’, #3835/3, II Cross, Umar Khayyam Road, Tilak Nagar
City: Mysore–570021, Karnataka, India
Start Date: 25/10/2000
End Date: 25/10/2030
Organization’s Name: Anti–tobacco forum
Brief description of event:
Tobacco
KILLS is an ongoing scholastic and public awareness campaign about ill effects of tobacco consumption and is mainly aimed at preventing kids of 6th grade and onwards in schools, slum areas and for imparting knowledge about the benefit of giving up smoking for recouping health for general public.
Contact: Vasanthkumar Mysoremath
Cell Phone: +91 9845950440
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Additional comments:
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Media coverage about my Anti–tobacco Forum – “Times of India”, Bangalore dated 6th March 2004 and “Deccan Herald”, Bangalore dated 31st May 2006 etc.
World no tobacco day 2008 celebration
India
Address or place: Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Marg, Parel
City: Mumbai
Start Date: 01/05/2008
End Date: 15/06/2008
Organization’s Name: Tata Memorial Hospital
Brief description of event:
To commemorate the World No Tobacco day 2008, the Department of Preventive Oncology has planned the following activities:
  1. 1. 19.05.08: Media workshop on Tobacco Media Briefing.
  2. 2. 20.05.08: Health awareness & Screening camp on oral cancers for tobacco users at Vijay Krida Mandal at Bhandup Health awareness.
    • Screening for oral cancers.
  3. 3. 21.05.08: Lecture and FGD on Hazards of Tobacco to youths employed in BPO at Powai Health awareness Lecture.
    • Focus Group Discussions.
  4. 4. 22.05.08: Health awareness & Screening camp of oral cancers for tobacco users for employees of Sales Tax Office at Bandra Kurla Complex Health awareness.
    • Screening for oral cancers.
  5. 5. 23.05.08: Lecture on Hazards of Tobacco to BPO employees at Powai Health awareness Lecture.
  6. 6. 24.05.08: Health awareness & Screening camp of oral cancers for tobacco users for employees of Godrej & Boyce at Vikhroli Health awareness.
    • Screening for oral cancers.
    • Proposed activities.
  7. 7. 30.05.08: Health awareness Lecture on Hazards of Tobacco for BPO employees.
  8. 8. 30.05.08: Health awareness & Screening camp of oral cancers for tobacco users at Bhandup, Konkan Mitra Mandal.
  9. 9. 30.05.08: Judge for street play on Harms of tobacco organized by CPA.
  10. 10. 31.05.08: Health Awareness lecture for children at Nehru Science Centre.
  11. 11. 03.06.08: Awareness lecture for employees of DCSEM at Anushakti Nagar.
  12. 12. 07.06.08: Health awareness & Screening camp of oral cancers for tobacco users at Vikhroli, Kanamwar Nagar.
Name of contact person: Dr. Gauravi Mishra
Telephone: +91 22 24157532
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Description of Organisation:
Tata Memorial Hospital is a premier institute involved in research, education and treatment of cancer.
Website of Organisation: http://tmc.gov.in
No tobacco day
India
Address or place: Bapuji Dental College & Hospital, Davangere, Karnataka State
City: Davangere
Start Date: 20/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Indian dental association–davangere branch.
Brief description of event:
Final
Rally throught the city of davangere on 31/05/08. Many public talks on illeffects of tobacco,and submission of memorandum to the district commisioner with request to a total ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship and to avoid using tobacco in movies.
Name of contact person: Dr. Prashanth GM. & Dr. Tarun kumar
Cell Phone: 919886215111, 919886210507
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
All youth speaks country wide no tobacco day by gayatri pariwar
India
Address or place: Jaipur
City: Jaipur
Start Date: 25/05/2008
End Date: 04/06/2008
Organization’s Name: Gayatri Pariwar Jaipur
Brief description of event:
No Tobacco Day will be celebrated as a week activity. between the 25th and 31st, a Mega Rally with many other NGOs all nationwide by All World Gayatri Pariwar. On 31 May at Jaipur main function in the morning, protest demonstration and during the evening a meeting/seminar with all active NGOs to discuss the previous year result and next year planning. On immidiate Sunday after 31st is 04th June a kavya Gosthi (Poetry summit) for de addition.
Name of contact person: Mr. Vinod Sharma, Mr. Ram Ray Sharma
Cell Phone: +91 9352367287
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website for more details: http://www.vatikashaktipeeth.com/tobacco
Description of Organisation:
Its International NGO
Website of Organisation: http://www.vatikashaktipeeth.com
Additional comments:
WE made a tele film on No Tobacco titled as “Ek Chutki Jhahar”
Commorating world no tobacco day 2008
India
Address or place: Audotrium Shivalik Public School, Phase 6, S.A.S.Nagar
City: Mohali, Punjab
Start Date: 25/05/2008
End Date: 25/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Generation Saviour Association (Regd.)
Brief description of event:
  1. 1. Exhibition of paintings and posters with anti tobacco theme.
  2. 2. Releasing of Annunal Souviner of the Association.
  3. 3. Cultural Programme with messsage ‘Tobacco Free Youth’.
  4. 4. Prize Distribution To winners of different events organised by the association to generate anti tobacco awarness among youngsters. during the year.
  5. 5. Views of emminet personalities regarding anti tobacco awareness.
  6. 6. ‘Run For Tobacco Free World’ organised among the childern in slum areas in order to involve their parents to give away the habit of smoking and prevent their childern from falling prey to tobacco.
Name of contact person: Ms. Amteshwer Kaur
Cell Phone: +91 9814612960
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description of Organisation:
Creating anti tobacco awareness among masses at grassroot level, and to create a tobacco free society.
Tobacco free youth
India
Address or place: Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences
City: Lucknow
Start Date: 25/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Cancer Aid Society
Brief description of event:
Painting competition, rally, quiz competitions
Name of contact person: Piyush Gupta
Cell Phone: +91 9335166600
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website for more details: http://www.canceraidsocietyindia.org
Description of Organisation:
ISO 9001:2000 Accredited NGO fighting against Cancer and Tobacco since last 2 decades.
Website of Organisation: http://www.canceraidsocietyindia.org
WNTD celebration
India
Address or place: Tobacco Cessation Center, Kolkata
City: Kolkata
Start Date: 29/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata 700 026.
Brief description of event:
We will conduct outreach program through a mobile ‘Awareness Tableau’ having audio facility which will travel for 3 days. We will interact with common people and distribute anti–tobacco leaflets and posters etc. In the evening of WNTD, we being a member of the ‘Coaliation for Tobacco Free Kolkata’, will attend a special meeting arranged at the renowned Bose Institute, Kolkata.
Name of contact person: Dr. Utpal Sanyal
Cell Phone: +91 09830559483
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website of Organisation: http://www.cncikolkata.org
Talk and walk against tobacco
India
Address or place: S. B. Patil, Dental College and Hospital,
City: Bidar
Start Date: 29/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: S. B.Patil Dental College, IMA, FPAI, Shaheen trust, Bidar
Brief description of event:
Display of posters educating General public about effects of tobacco on health, at all public places and Government offices. 29th May 2008 – Conduct of Essay writing and Elocution competitions for College students at S.B.Patil Dental Hospital, Bidar. – Health and Social hazards of tobacco – Lecture by Dr. Pavan Baldava – Including tobacco in high school curriculum – Book by Dr.Pavan Baldava to be released. 30th May 2008 – Anti–tobacco legislation: steps towards effective implementation – A lecture to the police force by Dr. Pavan Baldava. 31st May 2008 – Walk against tobacco – A rally with street plays and distribution of pamphlets describing the menace of tobacco – Tobacco – An address to the media and press.
Name of contact person: Dr. Pavan Baldava
Cell Phone: +91 9348563946
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website for more details: http://talkandwalkagainsttobacco.googlepages.com/worldnotobaccoday2008
Description of Organisation:
Talk and Walk Against Tobacco (TAWAT) was conceived in May 2007 and formally launched on the eve of 31st May 2007 (World no tobacco day) at S.B.Patil Dental College and Hospital, Bidar, Karnataka state, India. A brain child of Dr.Pavan Baldava, TAWAT is an attempt to curb the menace of tobacco usage by creating awareness, assisting cessation and facilitating implementation of Cigarette and other Tobacco products Act
Website of Organisation: http://talkandwalkagainsttobacco.googlepages.com
Tobacco free life
India
Address or place: Jeewan aas de addiction centre, near tanda bye pass chowk, tanda road.
City: Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
Start Date: 30/05/2008
End Date: 30/5/2008
Organization’s Name: Shub karman society (REGD)
Brief description of event:
Seminar to be attended by heads of leading NGO’S Civil Surgeon of city. Talking on tobacco, its effect on individual and society. This event is in contuinity of last years programme on same day.
Name of contact person: Sr. Rashpal Singh
Cell Phone: +91 188 2509513, +91 188 2239289
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Description of Organisation:
In field of de addiction since 2001. HIV, AIDS counseling centre. Sputum collection centre (Tuberculosis). Awareness programmes in rural areas, educational institutes.
Additional comments:
We are a non–political organisation. We are working day and night for the improvement of the drug ban in the society.
World no tobacco day 2008
India
Address or place: Sri Siddhartha Medical College
City: Tumkur Karnataka, India
Start Date: 30/5/2008
End Date: 31/5/2008
Organization’s Name: Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Dept of Community Medicine
Brief description of event:
Seminar on hazards of Tobacco, involving different departments of Medical college, poster compitition,skit by students.
Radio Doctor Programme by Professor and Head of the Dept of Community Medicine at All India Radio Bangalore at 8–30AM.Lecture by the same professor at Nursing College. Tumkur Karnataka Organized by Dept of Community Medicine.
Name of contact person: Dr. M. S. Rajanna. Prof and Head of the Dept of Community Medicine. Sri Siddhartha Medical College. Tumkur,Karnataka. India
Cell Phone: 09449144308, 08023354435
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description of Organisation:
Health education programmes for adolescents in local vernacular.
Additional comments:
Has conducted many health education programmes in local language and has written books,articles in local language on different health problems of public health importance.
World no tobcco day awarness programme
India
Address or place: Rohini hospital
City: Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
Start Date: 30/5/2008
End Date: 31/5/2008
Organization’s Name: Thanjavur Ancient City Lions club
Brief description of event:
Educating the public by CD and free distibution of CDand Booklet For The Pulic and schools and colleges so that They can know the side effects of smoking.
Name of contact person: Dr. N. Mohandas
Cell Phone: 914362279805
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description of Organisation:
We are Conducting various programmes like Anemia free India, World kidney dayand releasing CD in English And Regional launguage.
World no tobocco campaign in India
India
Address or place: Industrial and agricultural exibition
City: Vijayawada
Start Date: 30/05/2008
End Date: 30/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Vani foundation for Breast cancer
Brief description of event:
As 31st May is declared to campaign against the consumption of the tobocco produts we are going to organise a mega campaign on the consumption of tobocco produts like cigarettes and panpargs (a kind of drug produced with tobocco and being used by the Indian youth.We are going to make awareneess on the bad symptoms which spoild the youth phisically.
Name of contact person: Dr. J. Ratna prabhakar
Cell Phone: +91 9949049354
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website for more details: http://www.vani4breastcancer.org
Description of Organisation:
Vani foundation for breast cancer is a non–profit organisation working for making awareness programms on early detection of Breast cancer, Free mammograms and financial assistance to the poor patients for medicines
Website of Organisation: http://www.vani4breastcancer.org
Additional comments:
To join your hands with us…please visit our website
World no tobocco campaign in India
India
Address or place: Industrial and agricultural exibition
City: Vijayawada
Start Date: 30/05/2008
End Date: 30/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Vani foundation for Breast cancer
Brief description of event:
As 31st May is declared to campaign against the consumption of the tobocco produts we are going to organise a mega campaign on the consumption of tobocco produts like cigarettes and panpargs (a kind of drug produced with tobocco and being used by the Indian youth.We are going to make awareneess on the bad symptoms which spoild the youth phisically.
Name of contact person: Dr. J. Ratna prabhakar
Cell Phone: +91 9949049354
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website for more details: http://www.vani4breastcancer.org
Description of Organisation:
Vani foundation for breast cancer is a non–profit organisation working for making awareness programms on early detection of Breast cancer, Free mammograms and financial assistance to the poor patients for medicines.
Website of Organisation: http://www.vani4breastcancer.org
Additional comments:
To join your hands with us… please visit our website
Poster designing contest
India
Address or place: Medical college, kottayam, kerala
City: Kottayam
Start Date: 30/05/2008
End Date: 30/05/2008
Organization’s Name: National Service Scheme, Medical College Unit
Brief description of event:
A contest to design posters to be displayed in the opd of the hospital on 31/05/08 for the medical stdents. Event time 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm ist in the pgr hall of the medical college hospital, kottayam. Winners will be given prizes and will be published in the college magazine.
Name of contact person: Prof. B. Sreekumar, Programme Officer
Cell Phone: +919446442286
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Description of Organisation:
The National Service Scheme is the youth forum under the ministry of youth affairs,government of India and implemented through the universities and affiliated colleges.
Additional comments:
The NSS unit of this College is the Unit No: 26 under the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala with whom this Medical College is affiliated.
Contact address: Programme Officer, NSS Programme, Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala 688006
Youth against tobacco
India
Address or place: MNJ Cancer Hospital, Red Hills
City: Hyderabad
Start Date: 30/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Osmania Medical College Doctors’ Forum
Brief description of event:
A poster making and slogan contest for youth will be held at MNJ Cancer Hospital – Regional Cancer Institute, Red Hills, Hyderabad on 30th May 2008.On 31th May 2008, World No Tobacco Day a public meeting will be held and many youth will participate.A team of doctors will interact with them.
Name of contact person: Dr. K. Suresh
Telephone: +91 40 24746031
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website for more details: Under Construction
Description of Organisation:
Osmania Medical College Doctors’ Forum is a body of doctorts of the institute concerned with health and development and organises many programmes involving doctors, medicos and public.
Website of Organisation: Under Construction
Press conference
India
Address or place: Press club
City: Jaipur
Start Date: 30/05/2008
End Date: 30/05/2008
Organization’s Name: N/A
Brief description of event:
Slide show on Tobacco, prevalance, health hazards and how to quit. Question and answer session. Programme will be attended by Press and Media persons, and will be highlighted in the leading newspapers and media.
Name of contact person: Dr. Suresh Koolwal
Telephone: +91 141 2282305
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World no tobacco day
India
Address or place: Dr. Ahluwalia Dental Care Center 6, Ambala Club Shopping Complex Model town, ambala city, Haryana 134 003
City: Ambala
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Teeth (The empowered expert on teeth and hygiene)
Brief description of event:
WE are holding seminars and free dental treatment and screening of oral lesions for drivers,codrivers and staff of indian oil corporation bcoz they are the people who are trapped in web of this tobacco industry. We will also give free medecines to then so more people participate in this event. We will be taking our mobile dental van with us.
Name of contact person: Dr. S. S. Ahluwalia
Cell Phone: 00–91–9812031495
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Description of Organisation:
We hold medical and dental camps with seminars to spread awarness about various diseases and their preventation. We are working hard to set up cancer hospital in this region for prevention and early detection of cancerous lesion. Very soon we will file a legal case against tobacco industry in our region and banning their products.
Anti tobacco poster exhibition & CME
India
Address or place: M. D. M. Hospital, Dr. S. N. Medical College
City: Jodhpur, Rajasthan State, India.
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 07/06/2008
Organization’s Name: Dr. S. N. Medical College & Associated Group Of Hospitals, Jodhpur
Brief description of event:
Will hold a poster exhibition,& organise a CME of Heads of Departments of PSM, Cardiology, Oncology, Gynaecology, Surgery, Medicine & Chest Physicians on different health hazards of Tobacco use in any form.
Name of contact person: Dr. Pradeep Gaur
Cell Phone: +91 9829027654
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description of Organisation:
Its a Oncology Dept in a Medical College which undertakes Anti tobacco & Cancer awareness activities at least twice a year with support from general public & cancer survivors & ex–smokers & Tobacco chewers
Website of Organisation: No web site so far
Additional comments:
Would request for posters for the exhibition.thank you in anticipation
(our exhibition will run for 7 days but is almost always extended on public demand for a period of 15 days to one month.It is held in our hospital campus so hundreads of people attending hospital & patients & their relatives enjoy seeing & reading the posters.)
No tobacco day at Dr. D. Y. Patil dental college
India
Address or place: Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College, Sector 7, Nerul
City: Navi Mumbai – 400706
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Nerul, Navi Mumbai.
Brief description of event:
Poster exhibition along with informative leaflet distribution and patient counselling for de–addiction.
Name of contact person: Dr. Mahenra Gaikwad and Dr. Sumesh Kamble
Cell Phone: +91 9969397811
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description of Organisation:
Dental Institute with Dental Hospital
Additional comments:
Please send relevent public education material to us on the email address above or by post.
A march for tobacco free environment and create awareness among youth and appeal to policy makers
India
Address or place: Bangalore
City: Bangalore
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Cardiological Society of India, Consortium For Tobacco Free karnataka & Bangalore University
Brief description of event:
A march for tobacco free environment followed by a meeting where youth receive a message from Meida, Academics and Cine experts. There will be a magic show to entertain the audience.
Name of contact person: Dr. I. B. Vijayalakshmi/S. J. Chander
Cell Phone: +91 80 9448034152/+91 80 9448494084
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description of Organisation:
It is network committed to carry out tobacco control initiatives in the state.
Website of Organisation: http://www.iphindia.org
Additional comments:
The following memebers of Consortium for Tobacco Free karnataka, Government Dental College, KLE Institue of Dental Sciences, Maruthi Dental College, Oxford Dental College, M S Ramiah Dental College, VS Dental College, BOSCH are putting up public awareness programmes in thier campuses and they are also careating awarness among studnets in two institutions each on 31st May.
Children versus tobacco
India
Address or place: Day Care Centre, E–4, 10 No., Arera Colony
City: Bhopal
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Saphal society
Brief description of event:
Children of Saphal Society are organising an awareness program on ill effects of Tobacco. They are also presenting some skits etc. relating to 1857 Struggle for Freedom of India and the dreams of great freedom fighters and leaders.
Name of contact person: Vishwas Ghushe
Cell Phone: +91 9827057845
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description of Organisation:
Our theme is: Empowering People Through Self Development. Specially working towards education of children from economically weaker section and vocational training.
Additional comments:
Any person sharing our objectives is welcome to join us. Sugesstions and Criticisms are most welcome.
Road show
India
Address or place: Flamez Mall, Malhar Road,
City: Ludhiana
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Yes Club
Brief description of event:
A road show is being organised at Flamez mall, Malhar Road, a prime public place in Ludhiana, to show the deadly effects of tobacco. The Mall has a multi screen cinema also where a large no. of youth are present in the evening. The road timings are from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.
We plan to have a big screen on which movies, slide shows regarding tobacco health effects and other topics will be shown through LCD projector and question will be asked from youth and prizes will be given. This will generate the interest of youth. We plan to have a DJ also to collect more and more people so as to spread the message far and wide.
Name of contact person: Jasbir Singh
Cell Phone: + 91 9888227200
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Agenda: Smoke free lucknow
India
Address or place: White Hall, Chhtrapati Sahuji Maharaj Medical University
City: Lucknow
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Cancer Aid Society
Brief description of event:
Symposium for making Lucknow Smoke Free (the Capital of one of the most populous States of the World)
Name of contact person: Piyush Gupta
Cell Phone: +919335166600
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website for more details: http://www.canceraidsocietyindia.org
Description of Organisation:
ISO 9001: 2000 Accredited NGO working on Cancer and Tobacco Control in India since last 32 decades.
Website of Organisation: http://www.canceraidsocietyindia.org
Additional comments:
Chief Guest on the Occasion Shri AK Misra, Hon,ble Health Minister U.P.
Rally
India
Address or place: Jawaharlal Nehru Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Idgah Hills
City: Bhopal
Start Date: 31/5/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Jawaharlal Nehru Cancer Hospital & Research Centre
Brief description of event:
There are three programmes on no tobacco day
  1. 1. Lauging programme helping patients to quit tobacco.
  2. 2. Powerpoint presentation for tobacco cessation.
  3. 3. There will be a rally of 500 people, will cover atleast 15 km that will demonstrate ill effect of tobacco on 31st may.
Name of contact person: DR. K. V. Pandya
Cell Phone: +91 7552666374
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website for more details: http://www.jnch.nic.in
Description of Organisation:
This is a complete comprehansive 100 beded cancer hospital, also running a tobacco cessation clinic sponsored by who.
Website of Organisation: http://www.jnch.nic.in
WNTD 2008
India
Address or place: Allahabad
City: Allahabad
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Helpmate
Brief description of event:
On the day an awakening programme amongst the people of Allahabad railway station by Dr P. C. Saxena principal M. L. N. Medical College Allahabad is being organised.Beside this a demonstration showing hazardous effct of use of tobacoowill be played at various public places by reknowned artists.
Name of contact person: Alok
Telephone: +91 532 2545004
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description of Organisation:
Toprovide medical help and to inspire awekening towards health and family planning amongst people
Additional comments:
WE have taken up the stupendous resposibility to promote public health and protect people from hazzardous effect of use of tobacco. A compaign on tobacco has been launched in Allahabad and its nearby region launched for last 8 years this project is also focused in our other health awareness programmes.
Consumer clubs launch a national campaign on tobacco–free youth
India
Address or place: CSM Medical University
City: Lucknow
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 15/02/2009
Organization’s Name: Consumer Voice
Brief description of event:
More than 2000 consumer clubs in India functioning from schools and colleges spread all over the country will participate in building public opinion on tobacco–free youth. The members of the consumer clubs are students in the age group of 14 to 18 would organise various activities top ban all tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorships. They would also facilitate effective implementation of the tobacco legislation, especially those dealing with sale to minors, ban near educational institutions and surrogate advertising in movies and television programs. In February 2009 the best club will be awarded and recognised for the effective implementation of the national campaign.
Name of contact person: Bejon Misra
Cell Phone: +91 9811044424
E–mail: bejonmisra@consumer–voice.org
Website for more details: http://www.consumer–voice.org
Description of Organisation:
Working on consumer rights issues
Website of Organisation: http://www.consumer–voice.org
Additional comments:
It will be for the first time in India that consumer clubs would get engaged in tobacco control initiatives in such a large scale by involving students in schools and colleges spread all over the country.
Tobacco free urban slums
India
Address or place: Urban Health and Training Centre, Dept. of Community Medicine, S. C. B. Medical College.
City: Cuttack, Orissa
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 01/06/2008
Organization’s Name: Urban Health and Training Centre, Dept. of Community Medicine, S. C. B. Medical College.
Brief description of event:
Awarenes generation among urban slum youths regarding health,social & economic implications of tobacco use & how to get rid of its deadly clutches
Name of contact person: Dr. Kaushik Mishra
Cell Phone: +91 9437228312
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description of Organisation:
Curative,preventive & promotive health services to the urban slum dwellers, Teaching & Training of undergraduate medical students.
No smoking clinic and awareness campaign, services
India
Address or place: OPD–13, Department of Psychiatry, New Civil Hospital
City: Surat
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 14/06/2008
Organization’s Name: New Civil Hospital and Government Medical College
Brief description of event: N/A
Name of contact person: Dr. Kamlesh Dave
Cell Phone: +91 9825280320
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description of Organisation:
Distress and suicide prevention among students
Additional comments:
Interested in providing psychiartic help to needy but unaware poor people.
No–tobacco campaign
India
Address or place: Kallooppara (jn), pathanamthitta (dist), Kerala
City: Thiruvalla
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Orthodox Christian Youth Movement
Brief description of event:
Awareness campaign including message, public meet, street drama.
Name of contact person: Mathai T. Vargheseph
Cell Phone: +91 9447970449
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description of Organisation:
Socio–religious–cultural & Educational
Additional comments:
The Niranam Diocesan factor of Orhodox Christian Youth Movement is committed to the cause of upbringing a physically & mentally healthy citizens.
World no tobacco day celebration
India
Address or place: Lakheri
City: Bundi
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: ACC LTD., Lakheri Cement Works
Brief description of event:
We going to celebrate “World No Tobacco Day” on 31st may 2008 at our works on theme – “Tobacco – Free Youth”
Name of contact person: Durgadas Rathore
Cell Phone: +91 9982688209
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Description of Organisation:
Mining, Cement Manufacturing & Capative Power Generation
Website of Organisation: http://acccement.com
Painting competition among adolescents
India
Address or place: A/8, Industrial Area Phase – III
City: S.A.S. Nagar
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited
Brief description of event:
As adolescents are more prone to smoking etc. a painting competition has been organised to highlight this problem among the youth.
Name of contact person: Surinder Kumar Bhandari
Cell Phone: +91 172 2271807
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Website for more details: http://ranbaxy.com
Description of Organisation:
This event is a part of our CSR
Website of Organisation: http://ranbaxy.com
Additional comments:
The theme of the painting competition is tobacco free world
Tobacco free youth
India
Address or place: Rajouri
City: Rajouri
Start Date: 31/5/2008
End Date: 6/6/2008
Organization’s Name: Iqra Foundation
Brief description of event:
World No Tobacco Day will be celebrated by organizing various activities like Symposiums, debates, Seminar, Group Discussions, Painting competitions etc.during the week.
Name of contact person: Mr. Shabir Ahmed Rather
Telephone: +91 1962 257084 Or 257555
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Website for more details: Under Construction
Description of Organisation:
Iqra Foundation have been campaigning against tobacco since 1985, IF launched various campaigns against tobacco, the dreaded killer by targetting general masses with a special focus to youths. Besides tobacco, the Iqra Foundation have been working in the fields of health, Environment and development in general.
Website of Organisation: Under Construction
Additional comments:
The Iqra Foundation, a Jammu and Kashmir (India) based voluntary and charitable society is celebrating No Tobacco. Week as its usual by organizing various activities to educate masses particularly youths against the menace of tobacco, and its ill effects so as to save the lives for the cause of humanity.
A tobacoo free evening
India
Address or place: Sui Generis, Silpukhuri, Guwahati
City: Guwahati
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Sui Generis
Brief description of event:
Talk by young experts and activist (Peer counselling against tobacco).
Name of contact person: Ranjan K. Baruah
Cell Phone: +91 9864227589
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Description of Organisation:
The activities of the organisation includes sensitising young people on social issues and MDGs.
Tobacco free bangalore
India
Address or place: V. S. Dental college & Hospital, K. R. Road, V. V. Puram
City: Bangalore
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Department of Preventive & Community Dentistry, V S D C & H.
Brief description of event:
Street Play titled “Abolition of the Tobacco Demon”
Name of contact person: Dr. Vinay S.
Cell Phone: +91 9886897927
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Say no to tobacco
India
Address or place: Goyal hospital and research centre
City: Jodhpur
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 01/05/2008
Organization’s Name: Goyal hospital and research centre
Brief description of event:
General public will be informed about the hazards of tobacco in any form by posters and hand outs, free consultation will be given on tobacco related cancer.
Name of contact person: Dr. Vinay Vyas
Telephone: +965 291 2622311
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Website of Organisation: http://www.goyalhospital.org/
Observance of world no tobacco month & smoke free city campaign
India
Address or place: Regional Cancer Centre
City: Trivandrum
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 30/06/2008
Organization’s Name: Tobacco Cessation Centre, Regional Cancer Centre
Brief description of event:
The Regional Cancer Centre in collaboration with Regional Cancer Association, Indian Medical Association (Trivandrum Branch) and National Literacy Mission is observing the World No Tobacco Month from May 31st to June 30th, 2008. The inauguration will be held at Regional Cancer Centre on 31st May, 2008. The Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri. M. Vijayakumar has kindly consented to inaugurate the function.
Name of contact person: Dr. R. Jayakrishnan
Cell Phone: +91 471 2522299
E–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website for more details: www.rcctvm.org
Description of Organisation:
The overall objective of the centre is to implement comprehensive cancer control programme in the state of Kerala based on the National Cancer Control Programme guidelines.
Rally
India
Address or place: S. D. Sr. Sec. School
City: Jagadhri, 135003
Start Date: 31/05/2008
End Date: 31/05/2008
Organization’s Name: S. D. Sr. Sec. School, Jagadhri
Brief description of event:
N.S.S. unit of the school under the guidance of NSS officer Anuj Kumar is going to organise a rally for enlighten people of nearby area about bad effects of Tobacco.
Name of contact person: Anuj Kumar N.S.S. Programme Officer
Cell Phone: +91 9255284926
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Description of Organisation:
It is a School engaged in educating students for past 70 Yrs.