The Anti-Tobacco Day was organized by Annoor Dental College & Hospital, Muvattupuzha on 05.6.2023 in association with Karkinos, an initiative aimed at creating a tobacco-free environment. The event focused on raising awareness about the importance of tobacco cessation through informative talks given by Dr. Moni Kuriakose and Dr. Rita Isaac. Dr. Moni Kuriakose shed light on the importance of tobacco cessation and Dr. Rita Issac shared her knowledge on tobacco cessation methods and the importance of counseling.
The inauguration of the Potentially Malignant Disorder Screening Clinic offered a valuable platform for early detection and prevention of oral diseases. The clinic provides comprehensive screening services, including visual examinations, biopsies, and other diagnostic procedures as needed. This initiative aims to identify potential risks and enable timely intervention and treatment. The counseling sessions for tobacco cessation further empowered individuals to take charge of their health and make informed decisions regarding tobacco use. The event served as a significant step towards creating a tobacco-free society and promoting overall well-being.