Posted on April 20, 2018

Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) has launched a competition ‘Decide, We are with You,’ which aims to raise awareness about the dangers of tobacco and emphasize the importance of quitting smoking.

The contest also aimed at promoting  healthy lifestyle to prevent the habit. The competition is being held as part of the World No Tobacco Day, which falls on May 31, and targets three categories of people school students, university students and state institutions. The winners will be announced at a ceremony to be held on May 3, and they will receive financial and commemorative prizes. Topics of the competition revolve around harmful effects of tobacco, ways to combat smoking and tobacco, quitting smoking, smoke-free society at the individual level, smoke-free society at the community level and dangers of passive smoking. All entries should be submitted by April 26, at the QCS at Barwa Towers in Al Sadd or email to 

State institutions could submit entries on the theme smoking-free institutions  and support creating more awareness about the importance of quitting smoking.

source: The Peninsula

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