Vivek Oberoi, Salim-Sulaiman, Vishal Dadlani, Shaan etc to perform for CPAA’s free online musical concert on June 7

Eminent singers like Salim-Sulaiman, Vishal Dadlani, Shaan, Kunal Ganjawala, Benny Dayal, Shadab Faridi, Neha Bhasin, Jonita Gandhi, Shilpa Rao, Aditi Singh, Bhoomi Trivedi, Akriti Kakkar, Anusha Mani, Mamta Sharma, Rasika Sekhar, Akriti Kakar etc and actors like Vivek Oberoi are all set to perform at a free-online concert named “Yes To Life… No To Tobacco”. It will be held on June 7 from 8 pm onwards, to create awareness and support cancer patients battling in the wake of COVID-19 on the occasion of World No Tobacco Week organized by Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) & World Health Organisation (WHO). The concert will be free for all to watch on TIKTOK India’s official handle.

The proceedings received from the concert will be used for underprivileged patients who travelled to Mumbai for their cancer treatment but got stranded due to the lockdown. CPAA has been providing them with monthly ration supplies, guiding them with the shelter facilities along with hygiene kits consisting of masks, sanitizers among others.

The concert will be free for all to watch on TikTok India’s official handle and guarantees 150 minutes of non-stop fun and entertainment.

Anita Peter, executive director of CPAA, says, “World No Tobacco Day 2020 will seek to educate policy-makers and the general public with regard to the tobacco industry’s harmful tactics and to alert smokers and potential smokers on the most important preventable cause of death and disease in youngsters. CPAA is proud to be working in the field of cancer for the last 50 years whereby we have helped more than 3000 oral & Lung cancer patients annually. During this pandemic, tobacco users have high risk of Coronavirus as smoking weakens their lungs.”

Cancer Patients Aid Association is a registered, charitable organization working towards Total Management of Cancer Patients and Awareness to Rehabilitation, since the last 51 years. CPAA assists poor patients by giving them free medical aid, food supplements, prosthesis, transport services besides counseling the patients, offering rehabilitation facilities and tobacco control being one of the major activity of the organization. CPAA have been commemorating World No Tobacco initiative since 2003 with the support of WHO for better awareness on health impact of tobacco control and reinforcement of effective laws.

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