- By VoTV India
- June 7, 2012
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On “World No Tobacco Day” (31st May 2012), a run for “Voice of Tobacco victims” was organized by VoTV – Voice of Tobacco Victims & Health Fitness Trust. The run was flagged off by Minister of Health & Family Welfare Gulam Nabi Azad, Special Secretary Keshav Desiraju; Jt. Secretary Shakuntla Gamlin and other dignitaries from the Ministry of Health.
Nearly 200 participants from NCC, Scouts, Vocational Institutes, Ghaziabad Runners Club, St John Ambulance Delhi brigade, Team of DHS Mobile Van and few Artist children from Noida and Nangloi participated for the campaign RUN. More than 200 Participants joined the Run campaign in theme T-shirt with Flags & Placards.
- By VoTV India
- June 1, 2012
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On this World No Tobacco Day (31st May 2012), VoTV showed its appreciation by organizing an in the Constitution Club, New Delhi from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Keshav Desiraju (Special Secretary), Dinesh Trivedi (Ex-Railway Minister), Shakuntla Gamlin (Joint Secretary) and Ashwini Rai (FDA Commissioner, MP), Biju Prabhakar (FDA Commissioner, Kerala) were present on this auspicious day.
As part of the Global Awareness Campaign, on World No Tobacco Day a unique initiative was been launched by Medical Doctors for the citizens of Bangalore. With the primary intention of creating anti-tobacco awareness, this cultural and educational event was held at the Freedom Park on May 31st 2011. The program was attended by around 5000 people and various organisations participated in the event including the BBMP which took a lead role, the Rajiv Gandhi University, Indian Medical Association, Indian Dental Association.