On the Occasion of 46th Anniversary of Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum (Ministry of Culture, Govt. Of INDIA) Bangalore , Narain Sewa Sansthan (R) in Association with Indian Dental Association (H.O) Conducted Interactive health Awareness Programme on "ORAL CANCER Detection & TOBACCO CONTROL" on 26th of july at the premises of Visvesvaraya industrial and Technological Museum, to educate the people & visitors regarding the adverse effects of Tobacco in various forms.
On this occasion Dr.Padma k Bhat ,H.O.D & Professor of Dept. of Public health Dentistry, Head -Scientific Commitee (Narain Sewa Sansthan) gave a talk on Hazardous effects of Tobacco in both smokeless & Smoke form. she told that India is having the maximum Number of Oral Cancer Cases every year because of the use of Tobacco. Dr. Sachin Sinha ,Secreatry of Narain Sewa Sansthan & Member of I.D.A , educated the Audience that 43% of Cancer Death are due to Tobacco, Diet & Infection. Tobacco also causes Cancer at many sites including throat , mouth , Liver , bladder & Kidneys.
Documentary Film based on Brushing technique was shown in the Auditorium.
People were advised to use Fluoride Containing pastes with soft Brush. 4 Persons amongst the audience were referred to Narain Tobacco De - Addiction Centre approved By India Dental Association for free Counselling ,Consultation & Treatment, to quit the habit. Educational leaflets were distributed.
Eduactional & Informative Standy regarding ill effects of Tobacco was Donated to the Museum by Dr. Sachin Sinha , Secretary of Narain Sewa Sansthan with the support of Dr. Ashok dhoble , Hon. Sec. General of Indian Dental Association.
On This Occasion Mr. S.M.Khened, Director - V.I.T.M , Mr. S .Muthu kumar (Chief Education Officer - V.I.T.M) ,Mr. Gopal Krishna Prasad (Education officer- V.I.T.M), Mr. Chaitanya ,Dr. Usha Ramagouni, Dr. Amit Kumar, Dr. Bhumika & others were Present.