Mangalore, March 8, 2024 – In a commendable initiative towards women’s health and empowerment, Mangalore Institute of Oncology (M.I.O) hosted a Women’s Day celebration that included an enlightening cancer awareness talk at Government Polytechnic College and Besant College. The event witnessed active participation from nearly 750 students and faculty members, underscoring the importance of raising awareness about women’s health issues.

The event kicked off with an engaging and informative interactive quiz session. The quiz not only served as a knowledge assessment tool but also acted as an effective icebreaker, fostering a sense of unity among the participants.

The highlight of the program was the enlightening talk on general cancer awareness delivered by Dr. Venkatramana Kini, Radiation oncologist. Dr. Kini shared valuable insights into the various aspects of cancer, emphasizing the importance of early detection, prevention, and leading a healthy lifestyle.

Following the general awareness session, the spotlight turned towards the prevalent issue of breast and cervical cancer in India, particularly affecting women. Dr. Mulla, an expert in women’s health, delivered an impactful presentation on breast and cervical cancer, shedding light and highlighting that breast and cervical cancer are among the most common cancers affecting women in India, making it imperative for women to be well-informed about these health issues.

The informative session aimed to empower women with knowledge, encouraging them to take proactive measures for their well-being.

The Women’s Day celebration by Mangalore Institute of Oncology (M.I.O) succeeded not only in spreading awareness but also in fostering a sense of community engagement. The event served as a platform for students and faculty members to come together, learn, and contribute towards the collective well-being of women in society.