Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has launched a pan India “mCessation Programme” for people who are willing to quit Tobacco.
Under this programme Tobacco users willing to quit tobacco may give a missed call on 01122901701.
They can also register through http:://www.nhp.gov.in/quittobacco/ registration.
Immediately after registration, registered user will get a quit now welcome SMS from. 5616115.
Subsequently, 150 SMSes would be sent over a period of time to support the registered Tobacco users in quitting Tobacco use.
All IMA members are requested to make note of this number and forward it to other members of the profession and their patients.
You can call this programme as “IMA Tobacco “mCessation Initiative”.
Dr S S Agarwal Dr K K Aggarwal