World No Tobacco Day is observed around the world every year on May 31. In this connection, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre organized an Anti-Tobacco Poster Competition 2014 in all the major educational institutions across Pakistan and approximately 6,000 posters were received in total. In this regard a prize distribution ceremony was held at the Hospital where the winners of this competition received shields and certificates from the chief guest, the famous cricket star Shahid Afridi.
While talking to the audience on this occasion, Shahid Afridi appreciated the management of the Hospital for this effort to create awareness about the harms of tobacco use. He also congratulated the winners of the competition and praised their work.
Dr. Faisal Sultan, CEO, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, thanked all the participants and their parents for their efforts for the cause and especially thanked Shahid Afridi for his involvement in the campaign.