Mangalore Institute of Oncology Hospital, Mangalore in collaboration with Primary Health Center Kateel organized Cancer Awareness/ Education programme for anganwadi teachers of Kateel Primary Health Center on 26/06/2018 at Kateel PHC. Dr. Bhaskar Kotyan Medical officer of Kateel PHC, Inaugurated the programme.
Cancer Education and Awareness cell team member, Mr. Rajesh Shetty spoke about the general signs and symptoms of cancer, head and neck cancer, symptoms, Causes and how to detect head and neck cancer in the early stages, Ms. Mintu Mathew spoke about breast cancer and cancer of the cervix.
Information on early detection of the disease, treatment options for BPL patients, insurance schemes and healthy lifestyles were discussed.
Anganawadi teachers, junior health assistants, PHC staff with more than thirty members participated in this programme.