Name of Event: World No Tobacco Day Awareness program

Date (s): 31/05/2023

Type of Event: Public Awareness program about ill effects of Tobacco

Coordinator: Dr. Anuradha .P(HOD)

Convenor: Dr. Sugandha Agarwal (Reader)

Organized By: Department of Public Health Dentistry, BBDCODS, Babu Banarsi Das University, Lucknow

Collaborating Institution/Organization, if any:

Name (s) of Guest/ Speaker/ Resource Person/ Expert: Department of Public Health Dentistry staff and Post Graduate

No. of Participants:  86 participants

Brief Description of Event: World No Tobacco Day was celebrated on 31stMay 2023. The chief guest of the program Miss Aditi Gupta (HR head Tata Motors). 86 participants were divided in 3 groups. Health education was given to the groups by the group leaders separately. Personal counselling for quitting the tobacco habits was done by department staff individually along with oral health check-up.

Tobacco replacement medication was distributed to the chronic tobacco users.