CAN Youth organizes anti-tobacco program

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 4/1/2019 12:07:49 PM IST

‘Project Development 4 Adolescent’ under CAN Youth, organized an awareness program on the harmful effects of tobacco, in collaboration with the National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) with District Nodal Officer, NTCP, Dimapur, Dr. Tetseo as resource person, at Darogajan Village, Purana Bazaar on March 30. The program was organized with technical support from BSW interns of Don Bosco, Maram. 

A press release from project co-ordinator, Sentiwati Kichu, stated that Dr. Tetseo shared on how people suffer from different cancers and internal disorders after continually consuming tobacco. He mentioned that Nagaland falls under the highest rate of tobacco consumption, which is becoming a serious threat for young people. 

He added that the state is the highest consumer of pan masala with tobacco by both males and females. 

During the program, adolescent men and women were given space to discuss with their peers what they observe in people who consume tobacco and planned strategies to stop them from consuming tobacco products.

CAN Youth Personality & Communication workshop

Project 3E Space through its Information & Resource Centre for Youth (I&RCY) under CAN Youth, organized a half day workshop on Personality and Communication Skills for unemployed youth, drop outs and adolescents of Darogajan village, Dimapur, on March 30.

A press release from 3E information and resource centre, coordinator Faihamti Longmalai stated that the workshop focused on etiquette, grooming, communication and personality skills. Kivitoli Chishi, program facilitator, CAN Youth conducted the sessions on personality skills highlighting the body, interviews and telephone etiquette. Longmailai highlighted personality and communication. 

The workshop involved theoretical sessions and sessions based on the workshop topic, conducted through activities in order to create a space for youth and adolescents with the help of three Bachelors in Social Work (BSW) graduate interns from Don Bosco, Maram.

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