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Student Affairs Department assisted by the Project Topi and Character-Building Society has organized an Awareness session on Anti-Tobacco. In this regard a team form Shaukat Khanam Hospital will be delivering a session on the negative consequences of Tobacco.
With more than 8 million people falling prey to Tobacco induced mortality; Tobacco remains the single most preventable cause of ailment and dissolution.
Join us at 3:00 PM, Friday, 27th of May 2022, at Incubation Center Seminar Hall, GIK Institute.
This session also marks the “World No Tobacco Day“, formally observed annually on the 31st of May.
Smoking increases the risk of at least twenty different kinds on cancers. Nearly 40% of cancers in adult males seen at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre (SKMCH & RC) can be linked to the use of tobacco while 160,000 people die from tobacco related cases annually in Pakistan.
Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of cancer and education of public related to prevention of cancer is an important part of the mission of SKMCH&RC. To make this mission successful, Shaukat Khanum Hospital conducts Anti-Tobacco Awareness sessions for students in colleges and universities along with the Shaukat Khanum Anti-Tobacco Awareness Walk across Pakistan to empower young students with life-saving knowledge to fight tobacco related cancers.
Anti-Tobacco Awareness Session by the medical representative of SKMCH&RC and Anti-Tobacco Awareness Walk to raise awareness about the harmful effects of tobacco use and ways to quit for Faculty/Staff/Students of GIKI.