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Smoking Cessation Forum

posted Aug 30, 2015, 4:55 AM by Barangay Tortugas
Barangay Tortugas held a Smoking Cessation Forum to help our resident smokers quit smoking. It is one of our main programs as adopted from "Go 4 Health Barangay Version”. The Committee on Health chaired by Barangay Councilor Jerico Dalde with the help of Barangay Captain Vic Baluyot Jr. led this program aiming to find ways to promote it.

To Ms. Sheila B. Zabala, and the staff of City Health Office, Barangay Tortugas would like to thank you for helping us push this program by providing worthwhile information. We are now aware of the bad effects of smoking. We are now better informed about its harm both to smokers and non-smokers through exposure from second hand smoke, which could be from family members.

Ms. Zabala encouraged the attendees to stop smoking and be surprised "to see a more beautiful, healthier you regardless of age ". Happy to note that out of the 15 participants, 4 of them committed to quit smoking!

Here at Barangay Tortugas, we aim to have healthier residents and a cleaner community. Mabuhay Ms. Zabala and Co!