The Hazaribag College of Dental Sciences and Hospital marked the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with a special event today. The day was commemorated to raise awareness about the dangers of drug abuse and the global efforts to combat illicit drug trafficking.
The highlight of the event was a captivating lecture delivered by Dr. Sharmila Thakur, a senior lecturer from the Department of Periodontology at the Hazaribag College of Dental Sciences and Hospital. Dr. Thakur, known for her expertise in addiction and oral health, shed light on the detrimental effects of drug abuse on oral hygiene and overall health.
The event was attended by students, faculty members, and medical professionals from various disciplines. The participants actively engaged in discussions, seeking advice and clarification from Dr. Thakur. The lecture successfully instilled a sense of responsibility among the attendees to spread awareness and take proactive measures in their communities to prevent drug abuse.
The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed globally on June 26th every year. It serves as a reminder of the need for collective action to address the challenges posed by drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. The day provides an opportunity to raise awareness, promote anti-drug campaigns, and advocate for effective policies and strategies to tackle drug-related issues.
As the event concluded, participants pledged to spread the knowledge gained from Dr. Thakur's lecture and work towards creating a society that is free from the scourge of drug abuse. The Hazaribag College of Dental Sciences and Hospital reiterated its commitment to organizing such informative events to contribute to the global fight against drug abuse and illicit trafficking.
The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking celebration at the Hazaribag College of Dental Sciences and Hospital served as a timely reminder of the importance of collective efforts in tackling this global issue. It is hoped that such initiatives will continue to raise awareness and inspire individuals to take a stand against drug abuse and contribute to building healthier communities worldwide.