VoTV in Association with RVHA organized a press conference, post budget session, seeking increase of taxes on tobacco and ban on zarda.
Dr. Pawan Singhal, VoTV patron explained the media how difficult it is to see people getting operated and losing part of their face due to tobacco consumption. He also mentioned that it is painful to see youth of this country losing their lives.
VoTV was conducted by Dr. Pawan Singhal, in The 3rd National Training Program on TAPS (Tobacco Advertisement Promotion and Sponsorship) organized by The Union (International Union against Tuberculosis & Lung Disease) on 3-5 December 2014 at Hotel Country Inn, Jaipur.
Dr. Pawan Singhal (VoTV Patron & Head and Neck Surgeon, SMS Hospital) conducted the session on VoTV. VoTV patient (Tongue cancer patient) from Alwar told in an unclear voice that he had a very happy family to live, but chewing Gutka spoiled his family and life. Patient’s brother shared that not only the patient but also his family was affected due to Gutka related cancer.
VoTV was conducted in a media workshop organized by Rajasthan Voluntary Health Association in Udaipur Division.
VoTV patron spoke about the dangerous use of tobacco and role of Media to in reducing deaths caused due to tobacco, either by direct consumption or passive smoking. He also told that tobacco deaths are the most preventable causes of death.
VoTV in association with Rajasthan Voluntary Health Association sensitized police officials of Bikaner range. Police officials from the districts of Hanumangarch, Churu, Bikaner and Ganganagar attendant the training.
Dr. Rajendra Bothra, – VoTV Patron, – explained the effects associated with consumption of tobacco as well as effects of passive smoking.
An oral cancer patient shared his suffering due to consumption of tobacco and requested police officials to strictly implement COTPA.
Range IG and SPs of all the district assured action.
VoTV video was played in the release of Economic Burden of Tobacco Related Diseases. The consultation was organized by RVHA with support of VHAI, WHO, MoHFW New Delhi and PHFI.
The consultation was organized by RVHA in collaboration with VHAI, WHO, MoHFW – New Delhi and PHFI.
VoTV was conducted on occasion of World No Tobacco Day. Tobacco-induced oral cancer victim Shri Balan made an emotional appeal to all users to completely stop tobacco use on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day (WNTD).
VoTV was conducted on occasion of World No Tobacco Day event at Kerala. The main point of discussion was ‘Role of Media in Tobacco Control’. The interaction was organized as part of the week-long activities in connection with World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) by the WNTD Kerala State Organizing Committee in association with Kesari Memorial Journalists Trust.
VoTV sensitized Kota Range Police officials – Police pledged to save lives of innocent children in Rajasthan
Voice of Tobacco Victims sensitized Kota Range Police for implementation of COTPA in an event organized by RVHA at Kota City police conference hall, SP office Kota.
Dr. Mahendra Singh Hada, VoTV patron told about the ill-effects of consuming tobacco on physical and mental health. He also told that tobacco use is the main cause of cancer, which could be preventable.