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Students sensitised on ill-effects of tobacco

By EMN Updated: Oct 25, 2019 10:44 pm
Students of DMI St. Joseph Global School are seen during an awareness programme on the ill-effects of tobacco in the school premises on October 25.

Dimapur, Oct. 25 (EMN):
With a view to create awareness on the ill-effects of tobacco-related products, DMI St. Joseph Global School conducted an awareness-cum-counselling session for the students from Classes VI to IX on October 25.

The session began with the introduction of the resource person namely Tolino V Zhimomi, head of the Social Science department of the school, an update from the school stated on Friday.

It stated that the resource person made a power point presentation on the cancerous effects of the tobacco-related products. She put forward the facts about how young children and youth are falling prey to tobacco-related products at a very young age. Stating that thousands of people die every day of tobacco related diseases, she cautioned the students to stay away from such substances.

The school principal, T Backiyaraj, stated that the school has been organising a lot of counselling sessions and awareness sessions as part of the school assembly and moral values classes in the school periodically. He added that the school has become a totally tobacco-free campus.

School administrator, Sr. Stella, stated that she has been giving constant counselling to the female children staying in the hostel about the ill-effects of tobacco.

The formal programme was followed with a personal counselling on students.

By EMN Updated: Oct 25, 2019 10:44:12 pm