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Aryans Institute of Nursing celebrates World No Tobacco Day

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S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali) , 31 May 2018

Students of Aryans Institute of Nursing (AIN), Rajpura, Near Chandigarh today celebrated World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) under the theme “Tobacco Breaks Hearts”. The program aimed to highlight the health and other risks associated with tobacco use and advocate for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.Students of GNM and ANM Course of Nursing Department organized an awareness rally & Skit under the leadership and guidance of Dr. Suhwinder Jeet Singh, SMO and Ms Manjit Kaur, Senior Nursing Sister of A.P Jain Hospital, Rajpura.The students linked the awareness between tobacco and heart and other cardiovascular diseases (CVD); including stroke which is the world’s leading causes of death & feasible actions and measures that audience, government and the public can take to reduce the risks to heart health posed by tobacco.Dr. Suhwinder Jeet Singh appreciated this step of Nursing students and staff for spreading awareness among the common people of the society. Dr. Jeet told various actions which can be taken by the people and health organizations to prevent the problems caused by the tobacco to the heart.It is to be mentioned that tobacco use contributes to approximately 17% of all heart disease deaths. The global tobacco epidemic kills more than 7 million people each year, of which close to 900 000 are non-smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke.

 

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