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The 13th World Conference on Tobacco OR Health
Building capacity for a tobacco-free world
July 12-15, 2006, Washington, DC, USA
Objective: To understand what firms and workers already knew and were during about cancer. To develop a profile of the information, arguments, and Methods desired and needed by Manner to adopt cancer policies and prevention programs in the workplace. To understand the information and training needs of managers and workers, which will result in creating appropriate cancer preventing policies and prevention programms in the workplace. To understand the information and training needs of managers and workers, which will result in creating appropriate cancer prevention policies and programs.
Methods: The ten steps outlined below provide an overview for preparing, conducting and analyzing the results from a rapid cancer policy assessment for larger/formal sector businesses. (15) Companies those who have been working more than 100 employers in down south of Tamilnadu. The measurable indicator such as General health benefits, Organization policies, cancer Impacts on productivity and profitability, worker knowledge and attitudes about cancer, workplace prevention education practices are evaluated. Preliminary interview with management, focus group discussion and in-depth interview with workers are executed in order to obtain information from them.
Results: Social activist can help shape those responses assuring that well designed policies and programs are offered to business. It requires more than informing individuals about the threat of cancer; policy prevention programmes responses in the workplace with reach many more people, will legitimize the changes in individual behaviour required to slow the epidemic, and will add resources to prevention programs.