- By VoTV India
- August 26, 2012
- gutka ban in India , gutka ban in Indian states , gutka ban states in India , Gutka pan masala ban , gutkha a silent killer , gutkha addiction , nicotine addiction , smokeless tobacco , tobacco addiction in India , tobacco ban in India , tobacco control in India , tobacco industry in India
Dr Vijayanand Reddy with support from the Regional Cancer Centre of Hyderabad organized a VoTV event on 22nd August 2012 in Hyderabad.
Dr Kishore Mongaluru from the World Health Organization, Mr. Pravin Prakash, FDA Commissioner attended the event.
VoTV members (cancer patients) and their families shared their agony about how gutka and pan masala usage addiction had caused oral cancer and great suffering for the entire family. FDA assured support to the VOTV patrons for the gutka ban.
- By VoTV India
- July 10, 2012
- cigarette industry , cigarette smoking , gutka ban in India , gutka ban in Indian states , gutka ban states in India , Gutka pan masala ban , gutkha a silent killer , gutkha addiction , tobacco ban in India , tobacco control in India
World No Tobacco Day at Bangalore Medical College and Research Center
The World No Tobacco Day was conducted on May 30 at Bangalore Medical College and Research Center which is also the district anti tobacco cell. The program was attended by key dignitaries including Medical education minister, Health secretary, Home secretary, Joint director food and public health, BBMP commissioner for health, WHO consultant for state, Nodal officer anti tobacco cell, IMA secretary and Dental council of India members.
VoTV members got an opportunity to interact with Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services on 16th January, 2012. She was heading a entourage consisting of Director, Global Health/CDC; Associate Director of International Research/NIH; Consul General, Health attache and several other dignitaries. Four VoTV members presented their views to the visiting team with their typical passion.
Souvenir which potrays Mr Obama as an anti-tobacco man