Awareness Prog on Breast Cancer Organised at GHSS Baramulla
Baramulla : Following the directions of Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar, an impressive awareness programme on Breast Cancer was organised on Saturday at Government Girls Higher Secondary school Baramulla.
Chief Medical Officer Baramulla, Dr Bashir Ahmad Malik who was the Chief guest on the occasion expressed happiness for organizing such programmes and deliberated upon the importance of organizing such programs in the future and taking them out to the wider community covering remote areas and the adjoining catchment areas of the district.
He expressed his resolve and commitment to make such awareness programs an important part of the college and school activities.He also urged upon the audience to spread the awareness about National Cancer Control program and the facilities provided under the Ayushman Bharat SEHAT scheme wherein the health of the people is being given the top priority.
Elaborating further, guest speaker, Dr Shabnum Bashir also discussed the awareness with regard to the disease and stressed on more such awareness programmes stating that breast cancer has taken a lead in the entire Kashmir.
She also taught audience about self breast examination.The audience included a diverse gathering of females, Social workers, Aanganwadi workers and students.
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