One-day Training Programme on COTPA-2003 held at Shopian


SHOPIAN : A one-day training programme on implementation of COTPA-2003 under National Tobacco Control Programme was held today under the chairmanship of Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Shopian, Manzoor Hussain at mini secretariat, here.

The training programme started with a PowerPoint presentation on overview of NTCP and health hazards of tobacco use by Dr. Mohammad Yousuf, Block Medical Officer Shopian.

A detailed presentation on COTPA-2003 epidemiology of tobacco burden and role and responsibility of different stakeholders was presented by Dr. Syma Sidiq, Divisional Co-coordinator Kashmir, Tobacco Control DHSK.

After the presentations, detailed discussion and deliberations were held on the different aspects of the Act.

At the conclusion of the training programme, Er. Zakir Hussain gave a presentation on achievements under programme and website details of the programme.

The meeting ended with a vote of thanks from Chief Medical Officer Shopian, Dr. Arshid Hussain Tak to all stakeholders.