World no smoking day


Every year, at the initiative of the International Union Against Cancer, on the third Thursday of November, the United Health Day is held “World No Smoking Day. Cancer Prevention". Republican information and education campaign on the prevention of smoking as a factor in cancer risk, initiated by the Ministry of Health of Belarus, dedicated to this day. Specialists of the SPPS of the branch of BNTU "MGASK" within the framework of the republican action held an event "Your health is in your hands!", aimed at preventing tobacco smoking and drug addiction among the students of the branch.
The goal is the prevention of diseases causally related to tobacco smoking, raising the level of awareness of students about the harmful effects of tobacco and psychotropic substances consumption, leading to addiction and number of serious diseases.
Specialists of the SPPS branch announced the statistics of smoking prevalence in the Republic of Belarus, gave recommendations on the prevention of addictive behavior, presented a motivational film about the consequences of using smoking mixtures and psychotropic substances.