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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Nursing

World No Tobacco Day 2019

Friday, May 31, 2019 |Hanuman Mandir, Phule Nagar, Bhosari and O.P.D, Dr. D.Y. Patil Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune-18 |International Commemorative Day

 Day was observed onthe 31st  MAY 2019 in urban slum areaof  Hanuman Mandir, Phule Nagar, Bhosariand also in O.P.D, D.Y. Patil Hospital and Research Centre by First Year GNM Nursing  students of Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute ofNursing Education, Pimpri Pune, from 10 a.m to 12 p.m. Under the guidance ofthe Mrs. Rupali Salvi, Principal, Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Nursing and INE,Mrs. Mary Ajith (Class Co-ordinator), Mrs. Ashwini Sakharkar (ClinicalInstructor) and Mr. Deepak More (Clinical Instructor).

World No Tobacco Dayfocuses on spreading the negative impact that tobacco has on people’s lunghealth from cancer to chronic respiratory disease. The theme of World NoTobacco Day 2019 is ‘Tobacco and Lung Health.’The theme is meant to raiseawareness about ill effect of tobacco consumption in people across the world.According to WHO report, worldwide tobacco has killed more than 8 million ofpeople each year. Role Play was inaugurated by Mrs. Rupali Salvi, Principal,Dr. D Y Patil College of Nursing and INE. Role play was done to createawareness regarding the catastrophic effect of Tobacco consumption, riskfactors, clinical manifestation, investigations, management and prevention wasexplained by the students. The programme was attended by various communitypeople, patients and relatives. We got excellent response for role play. Around450 people were benefited from this role play. The nursing students havecleared many doubts of the people. The programme went on smoothly.