International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Leh, Ladakh

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was formally observed at Sonamling Tibetan Settlement conference hall in Ladakh on 26 June, 2017. The event was jointly organized by Men-Tsee-Khang, Tibetan Primary Health Care Centre TPHCC, and Ladakh TCV School with the help of Tibetan settlement Representatives.

Dr. Tenzin Lhadon, Visiting Physician to H. H. the Dalai Lama gave awareness talk on Drug abuse and its effects to the brain through Tibetan traditional way of Sowa-Rigpa. Mr. Tsetan Wangchuk (Chief Resident Officer), Mr. Karma Gedun (Head TPHCC) and Mr. Dhondup Tashi (MP ATPD) also briefed the audience on the Theme of the day. Pamphlets on Drug Abuse, its symptoms and effects were distributed to the audience.Men-Tsee-Khang would like to thank Phensum Tsokpa for funding the event.