IN PHOTOS: Over 100 Mumbai Police officials pledge against tobacco addiction ahead of 'World No Tobacco Day'

Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital (HN RFH) hosted a workshop for over 100 policemen on how to curb tobacco addiction. They also pledged against its use to mark the occasion of World No Tobacco Day. Pics/Atul Kamble

Updated On: 2023-05-30 04:21 PM IST

Compiled by : Asif Ali Sayed

Over 100 police officials pledged against tobacco addiction, an official press release said on Tuesday. Pics/Atul Kamble

Through the initiative, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital aims to spread awareness about the dangers of tobacco addiction and to pledge against tobacco consumption, and move a step further towards better health and cancer-free lives, the press release said

The workshop was conducted by senior doctors like Dr. Suresh Advani, Mentor, Dr. Vijay Haribhakti, Director Onco Sciences, Dr Sewanti Limaye, Director, of Medical Oncology and Precision Oncology, and Dr. Prasad Dandekar, Head of Radiation Oncology. The discussion focused on ailments caused by tobacco consumption and dwelled on educating and highlighting the ill effects of tobacco use, ways of quitting, and preventing future generations from this habit, the release said

Dr. Tarang Gianchandani, CEO, of Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, said, 'We at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital are committed to providing best-in-class care across specialties including Oncology. With this initiative, we hope to take an effective step towards encouraging cancer prevention by spreading more awareness and accountability to curb tobacco use. We are grateful to the policemen of our city for the work they do and are honored to have them here today. We will continue our initiatives to educate and empower maximum people on the perils of tobacco use; as prevention is the key to a better and healthier society'

Dr. Mohit Garg (IPS) Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mumbai, said, 'Lawfully protecting the citizens from crime and monitoring the nation is what we as law enforcement professionals strive for. Maintaining good health would allow us to grow our vision of a lawful nation. To be able to quit something which hampers our being is tough yet much needed. I am most grateful to partner with Sir HN Reliance in order to encourage good health and longer lives for my officers'

Implementing prevention over cure, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital aims to spread awareness and save lives through this initiative, the release said

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