Posted on May 13, 2017

Qatar Cancer Society ‘QCS‘ has launched competition "Quit it.. Don’t Quit Them" which aims to raise awareness about the dangers of tobacco and emphasize the importance of fighting it and stopping it, as well as promoting a healthy lifestyle for prevent the disease.

The competition as part of the World NO Tobacco Day (WNTD), which falls on May 31, and targets three categories: school students, university students and state institutions’. The winners will be announced at a ceremony held on May 18th at the Sheraton Doha and will receive financial and commemorative prizes.

Topics of the competition are summarized in Harmful effects of tobacco, Combat of smoking and tobacco, Quitting smoking, Smoke-free society at the individual level, Smoke-free society at the community level, Dangers of passive smoking. Rules of Competition are summarized ‘Have a creative idea, provide one form from participating school, must not have any legal violation or abuse to any person, The idea should not be used previously, The idea should be clear and understandable to the different group of the society ‘.

Schools Competition

Areas of Schools Competition are summarized Form size should not exceed 1meter square and 1.5kg, your participation in this competition means use of this product in Qatar Cancer Society activities, and Competition Awards in order ‘1st place 5000QR, 2nd place 3000QR, 3rd place 2000QR, 4th place 1500QR, 5th place 1500QR, from 6 to 10 place 1000QR

Universities competition

Areas of Universities competition ‘Videos, Motion Graphic, Animation, and Competition Awards in order ‘1st place 15000QR, 2nd place 10000QR, 3rd place 5000QR’.

Smoking-free institutions

Rules of Smoking-free institutions Competition are summarized ‘No smoking in the company facilities, Broadcast awareness messages to combat the tobacco and smoking to all company employees and send it through internal emails, Put a poster in the company for No smoking awareness, Ribbon should be wear by the company employees on 18th May 2017, Attendance of workshop by company employees for awareness of no smoking and tobacco in Ooredoo cancer awareness center .

The company will be advertised as collaborating body for combat of tobacco and smoking in all the media of the Qatar Cancer Society plus will be provide a certificate of appreciation for their contribution during the ceremony.