Tobacco Free Initiative

Multi speciality health awreness and detection camp for autorickshaw drivers & senior citizens

Date: 31 May 2004
Location: ‘Saans…a Chest and Sleep Centre’
Clinic 1 & 2 I-1611, and E-906
Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi
PIN:110019
India

autorickshaw drivers (3-wheel drivers) and traffic police are victims of pollution and tobacco addiction both inhaled and smokeless are very high amongst them, we launched a awareness and detection drive. for traffic police this activity was launched on 31.5.2003 ( last wntd). we celebrated with them at delhi, national science centre through a day-long conference and a respiratory detection drive through a questionnaire, lectures and spirometry to diagnose early copd changes, bronchial; asthma and rhinosinusitis, sensitizing them to the evils of tobacco and subsequently follow-up clinics at ‘saans’.

More information:
Organization name: Better Breathers Club of India (BBCI)
Contact name: Dr P P Bose, MD, chest, critical care & sleep physician

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