CURE Foundation and APVHA-VHAI in collaboration with Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of AP with the support of WHO conducted a programme to release the ‘Health Cost Study- AP’, which detailed the economic burden on the state due to tobacco related diseases. Held at Hotel Haritha Plaza, on 19th July 2014, the event was inaugurated by Dr. Kamineni Srinivas, Minister of Medical & Health, AP…..
No-Tobacco Program – On The Eve Of ‘World No Tobacco Day 2013’
Apollo Cancer Hospitals organized a Harley Davidson Motorbike Rally to educate people on hazards of usage of tobacco on the eve of World No Tobacco Day, on Thursday 30th May, 2013, from People’s Plaza, Necklace Road. The rally by Harley Davidson’s Owners’ Group supported the NO TOBACCO cause with flags, banners and placards, urging tobacco users to cease tobacco consumption. The rally was culminated at Apollo Cancer Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad….
Actor Prabhas movie REBEL was met with a silent protest outside a multiplex by a group of young medicos and members of the Voice of Tobacco Victims group. Led by Dr. Vijay Anand Reddy, the gathering was protesting against the portrayal of Prabhas smoking a cigarette in the movie poster. The protest began outside a multiplex running the movie and ended outside the actors residence,….
The most revolutionary act against tobacco use was initiated by Dr. Reddy with the support of Voice of Tobacco Victims, further collaborated with the COTPA ACT based on the AP fact sheet, i.e., tobacco related products such as Gutka/Panmasala, etc. With the reference of ban of tobacco products in states such Bihar, Chhatisgarh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Dr. Reddy appealed to Food & Drug Safety Dept. of Andhra Pradesh;…
Say No To Tobacco Campaign – On The Eve Of ‘World NO Tobacco Day 2012’
Apollo Cancer Hospital launched a month long Anti-Tobacco campaign to make Andhra Pradesh a tobacco free state. Anurag Sharma, IPS, Comissioner of Police, Hyderabad launched the event at Apollo Cancer Hospital along with Tollywood actor Bharath Reddy and Dr. Vijay Anand Reddy…
Pledge For No Tobacco – Oral Cancer Awareness Programme
Awareness programs are conducted every year on the occasion on World Cancer Day, World Cancer Survivors day, Children’s day, Fathers day and Rose day The event was highly appreciated and extensively covered by the media….