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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS CAMP DECEMBER 2017

Posted on : 2017-12-23

GRACE COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACY PRACTICE

 

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS CAMP DECEMBER 2017

REPORT

DATE:      13/12/17, 20/12/17

VENUE:   Primary Health Centre, Pudunagaram, Palakkad.

                          Government Taluk  Hospital, Chittur, Palakkad.

COORDINATOR Ms. SREEJA.P.A, Assistant Professor, Grace College of Pharmacy, Palakkad.

CLASS AND YEAR: Fourth Pharm D, 2017-18

PARTICIPANTS: Aby K.P, Afrah Beegum khalid, Ahron Antony, Aleena Anna John, Amala Mohan, AmalaT.A, Anjana Suresh ,Asisha Sara Zacharia, Aswani. A. Babu, Bavitto Neelamkavil, Cicily Peter, Gabriena Biju, Gopika K.R., Henna Maria, Hind Abdul Hameed, Jinan M, Jinu Elza Jolly, Joicy Joy, Megha Shaji, Mufeeda A, Mubeena Rahman, Nimi G.L, Niveditha Praveen, Rose Mary Thomas, Sanjana Suresh, Sonu Ann Rajan, V.Shyama, Vivek. V, Anfeersha C.P, Faiz Farhan.

A Breast cancer awareness campaign was organized by Department of Pharmacy Practice, Grace College of Pharmacy, Palakkad at PHC, Pudunagaram and Government Taluk Hospital, Chittur on 13/12/2017 and 20/12/17 from 10am to 1pm respectively.The main aim of the camp was to generate awareness among the people regarding the causes, signs and symptoms, early detection of breast cancer. The program was inaugurated by Dr.Sangapani, Medical Superintendent of PHC, Pudunagaram and Dr .Radhakrishnan, Medical Superintendent of Government Taluk Hospital, Chittur. General public in and around Chittur enthusiastically participated in the event.

Approximately 170 patients were counseled by the students. The main focus of counseling was to help them to identify symptoms of breast cancer at the earliest stage itself. Prepared leaflets by the department were also provided to the general public.