Svct Anti Smoking


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the concept of World No-Tobacco Day was initiated because millions of people die each year around the world owing to tobacco intake and mistreatment. Initially, April 7 was chosen as the “world no-smoking day” when the World Health Assembly passed a resolution regarding the same in 1987. In 1988, the World Health Assembly passed another resolution calling for May 31 to be celebrated as “World No- Tobacco Day

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Svct Anti Smoking

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  2. 2. 31st, May 2011<br />A Presentation on anti smoking and <br />steps to overcome smoking by SVCT<br />
  3. 3. What is TOBACCO ?<br />Tobacco is "Dried Leaves of Tobacco Plants"<br /><ul><li>Cigarette
  4. 4. Bidi
  5. 5. Paan Masala, Gutkha and Khaini</li></li></ul><li>Tobacco in India<br />India is the third largest producer and consumer of tobacco in the world.<br />43% of rural and 28% of urban Indian males aged 10 years and above consume tobacco and tobacco-containing products.<br />11% of rural and 5% of urban Indian females aged 10 years and above used tobacco and tobacco-containing products.<br />
  6. 6. According to the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) there are 200 million active tobacco users in India.<br />Tobacco kills 800,000 people and 12 million become ill every year in India due to its consumption.<br />The proportion of all deaths in India attributable to tobacco is set to rise substantially, from 1.4% in 1990 to 13.3% by 2020, according to a WHO study. <br />Out of 100 teenage smokers in India today, 50 out of them will eventually die of tobacco- related disease.<br />
  7. 7. A third of all smoking-related deaths are a result of vascular/heart disease <br /> Tobacco-related cancers (TRC) constitute about half of the total cancers among men and about one-fifth of total cancers among women.<br /> Smoking causes a quarter of deaths, from any cause, in middle-age<br />
  8. 8. Drive by SVCT<br />Anti Smoking Drive By SVCT<br />
  9. 9. What is Tobacco Control?<br />Projects, campaigns and initiatives to create an environment (by awareness raising and new laws) that encourage people to stop smoking and protects others from tobacco harm.<br />
  10. 10. We need to convey clear messages that:<br /><ul><li> Smoking is a drug addiction every bit as addictive as heroin or cocaine
  11. 11. Smoking is not just down to personal choice but is the result of social and economic forces, marketing strategies and PR policies of the tobacco industry and allied group</li></li></ul><li>Here are some slogans you can use!!<br />All your dreams up in smoke!!!<br />Tobacco Free Zone!<br />Don’t give up giving up!<br />Say NO to smokes!!!<br />Kick your Habit!!<br />Put it out. Right out!!<br />
  12. 12. Smoke free SVCT Projects and Campaigns<br />Projects to protect babies, children and vulnerable adults from secondhand tobacco smoke<br />Tackling illicit tobacco<br />Reporting any local breaches in the smoke free law in public places and workplaces<br />Planning and leading projects with young people advocating against tobacco<br />Stop Smoking Campaigns<br /><ul><li>Need to create an environment where smokers want to stop smoking
  13. 13. No Smoking Day campaign (from mid-February to mid-March)
  14. 14. Every opportunity is taken to promote the Stop Smoking Service in press releases and tobacco control publicity materials and events</li></li></ul><li>Tobacco Consumption Pattern<br />1. 20 per cent tobacco-users consume cigarettes.<br />2. 40 per cent smoke bidis.<br />3. Remaining 40 per cent chew tobacco and tobacco – <br /> containing products such as PaanMasala, Gutkha and Khaini.<br />
  15. 15. Vulnerability of the Children <br />AIIMS studied the smoking behavior of more than 4500 children, ages 11 to 14 years, in Delhi's 30 schools; nearly 8.5% children experimented with smoking. The study noted that the mean age for intervention is 12 years.<br />
  16. 16. Hazards of Tobacco<br />1. Chronic bronchitis<br />2. Emphysema<br />3. Cardiovascular disease<br />
  17. 17. 4. Lung and other cancers<br />5. Tuberculosis<br />6. Increases the risk of heart stroke<br />
  18. 18. 7. Increasing vulnerability of sexual and reproductive health<br />8. Babies born with lower birth weight from habitual smoker parent (s).<br />9. Kidney and liver diseases.<br />10. Blood pressure, exacerbates asthma and causes impotence, infertility<br />
  19. 19. CANCER<br />1. Cancer of lung, esophagus, tongue, oral cavity, larynx, pharynx and urinary bladder. <br />2. The rising oral cancer rates in India are among the highest in the world, and 90% of these can be attributed to tobacco use.<br />3. National cancer burden has been estimated at between 700,000 to 900,000 new cases every year.<br />
  20. 20. 4. Proportion of Tobacco-related cancers (TRCs) varies from 35 to 50 per cent of all cancers in males; and up to 17 per cent of all cancers among females.<br />5. Oral cavity and esophagus cancers together account for 80 per cent of all TRCs.<br />
  21. 21. TUBERCULOSIS <br />Comparative risk of deaths from TB, for smokers and non-smokers, at 12% and 3% respectively in rural India; 8% and 2% respectively in urban India<br />Indian smokers are four times more likely to contract TB than non-smokers and four times more likely to die from the disease<br />Smoking causes half the male TB deaths in India<br />
  22. 22. Steps to quit-tobacco<br />1. Deep Breathing<br />2. Drink lots of water and fluids<br />3. Stay away from alcohol, sugar and coffee and<br /> avoid fatty foods<br />4. After dinner, instead of a cigarette, treat<br /> yourself to a cup of mint tea or a peppermint<br /> candy<br />
  23. 23. 5. Go to a gym and jog around the block or park<br /> for to change your normal routine.<br />6. Ask friends and family members not to smoke<br /> in your presence.<br />7. On your quit day, hide all ashtrays and destroy<br /> all your cigarettes.<br />8. Write down ten good and bad things about being<br /> a nonsmoker and smoker.<br />
  24. 24. How can you help in SVCT Mission<br />You can engage and have an impact on colleagues or the public in a few minutes through:<br />Writing/ forwarding articles<br />Intranet pages<br />Emails to all staff calling for specific action<br />Advertisements and letters in newsletters<br />Posters or displays on notice boards<br />Staff meetings<br />Flyers and postcards<br />Letters to staff <br />Think of things you can ask colleagues to do which will not take too much time such as sign a petition or forward an email<br />
  25. 25. Thank you<br />