Local Committee of the Kazakhstan Organization Medical Youth under the leadership of the SCOPH Standing Committee (Standing Committee of Publc Health) held a training under the slogan "To be healthy is fashionably", on the theme "For" and "against" of tattoos and piercings ".
Fashion trends: tattoos and piercings are becoming more and more attractive for modern youth. But do not forget that not everything that is fashionable is good for your health!
The purpose of this event was: the formation of a moral and hygienic culture, preventive work on the effect of tattoos and piercings on human health.
The application of tattoos poses a huge danger to human health. According to the latest scientific studies, the paint used for tattooing can contain toxic elements of the arsenic type that can induce skin cancer. Skin punctures and the constant presence of foreign objects in the body can cause chronic inflammation. In the process of piercing and applying tattoos, as well as in the treatment of wounds infections can be entered. Nobody will give a guarantee on the absence of an allergic reaction of the body. There is a serious risk of damage to the facial nerves. In the process of applying tattoos in case of infection of blood with dangerous infectious diseases, such as hepatitis C and AIDS.
At the beginning of the event, the SCOPH Standing Committee conducts a discussion between the participants in the "for" and "against" activities of tattoo and piercing, where everyone could express his point of view on this matter. Further, the members of the team of the standing committee on public health represented prevention of HIV and AIDS in the form of a slide presentation. At the end of the event, students of the youth organization KazMSA held fascinating energy-analyzers, which serve for team building and completion of friendly relations with each other.
During the event, all participants acquired new knowledge, experience, as well as a bunch of positive and unforgettable emotions.
We express our deep gratitude to the SCOPH-KazMSA SSMU team members for organizing and holding events at the highest level!
Sincerely, Local Public Health Officer-Bekbolatova Mаria.
Translated by Rakhimova Kamilla.