DTCC Mon raises awareness on “tobacco use and its harmful effects on humans” | MorungExpress

Participants in the awareness program on “Tobacco Use and its Harmful Effects on Humans” in the Council Chamber on October 27.

Monday, October 27 (MExN): An awareness program on “Tobacco use and its harmful effects on humans” was organized by the District Tobacco Control Cell (DTCC) Mon in collaboration with the Mon Police Department with Dr. I Simon Sumi, DNO-NTCP Mon as resource person in the Council Chamber on October 27th. .

DTCC Mon in a press release said Dr. Simon highlighted the rapid increase in cases of oral cancer in our country and in Nagaland in particular. He said 90% of oral cancers in India are due to tobacco consumption. He mentioned oral diseases caused by tobacco such as leukoplakia/erythroplakia, ulceration, oral submucosal fibrosis (OSMF), etc. opening restriction, etc.

He then demonstrated an oral physiotherapy that a person with OSMF should practice in their daily life.

Speaking on the occasion, Imnalensa, IPS Superintendent of Police Mon urged jawans to be a responsible citizen and quit smoking before it affects our loved ones and said tobacco is a new norm and its addiction is a challenge that most of us struggle with. . He encouraged the jawans to spread the message of the harmful effects of tobacco to their friends, families, relatives and relatives.

There was also a screening towards the end of the program.

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