Training of Trainers on Tobacco Control organized for departments of District Central Karachi
Tobacco Smoke Free Cities Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination in collaboration of Office of The Deputy Commissioner District Central Karachi organized Training of Trainers on Tobacco Control for all district departments nominated focal persons and master trainers.
The Training of Trainers aimed to aware them about the hazards of tobacco use and tobacco control laws, as well as to trained all the nominated focal person and master trainers of district departments to further raise awareness among their respective departments officials and to ensure enforcement of tobacco control laws.
Muhammad Aftab Ahmad Project Manager Tobacco Smoke Free Cities Ministry of NHSRC briefed participants about the existing tobacco control laws, role of each departments in raising awareness, ensuring enforcement of tobacco control laws and he also answered the queries of participants regarding tobacco use in country and the tobacco control laws.
The Departments of District Central from which focal persons, Master Trainers attended the training were included Traffic Police , Sindh Higher Education Commission, Sindh Healthcare Commission, DHO Central, DEO Secondary/Primary Central, Manager Auqaf Central Circle, College Education Department, Town Municipal Corporation Liaquatabad, Social Welfare Department and others.
At the end of training certificates of participation were awarded to all the participants, However all the participants showed their commitment to support this noble cause of tobacco control in raising awareness and ensuring enforcement with the collaboration of District Administration Central and Tobacco Smoke Free Cities Ministry of NHSRC.