P.D Bharatesh College of Nursing, Halaga, Belagavi, Department of Community Health Nursing organized a Health awareness programme on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day on 31st May 2022 at Chandanhosur village under the guidance of Prof.Dr.Sangeeta A. Moreshwar, Principal, P.D Bharatesh College of Nursing, Halaga, Belagavi.
The World No Tobacco Day is observed every year on 31st May with the aim to raise awareness regarding environmental impact of tobacco – from cultivation to distribution among public.
The theme of World No Tobacco Day 2022 is -“Tobacco: Threat to our environment”. The environmental impacts of tobacco use increases unnecessary pressure on our planet’s scarce resources and fragile ecosystem.
The objective of the health awareness programme was to enhance knowledge about the hazards of tobacco consumption among the general population.
The health education was given through street play by 4th year B.Sc Nursing students about the hazards of tobacco consumption, cessation of tobacco use etc. After the street play the forum was open for queries and discussion. The villagers were actively involved the programme and were benefited.