In-School Preventive Health Programme

Making sure tobacco doesn’t rob adolescents of the chance to reach their full potential.

The direct intervention in-school tobacco control programme works with 7th, 8th and 9th standard students-the critical years in child development when adolescents are at high risk of using tobacco. The curriculum focuses on awareness of tobacco’s harmful effects, develops life skills along with refusal skills needed to refuse tobacco and empowers students to become advocates for change in their communities.

Studies have proved that those who resist tobacco before the age of 18, are likely to stay tobacco-free for the rest of their lives.