The team of Can Protect Foundation headed by Dr. Sumita Prabhakar participated in two days free health camp held in Gopeshwar and Joshimath on 17 and 18 February 2019. Dr. Sumita Prabhakar, senior gynecologist and president of Can Protect Foundation checked more than 400 women in Gopeshwar and 300 women in Joshimath.
Can Protect Foundation distributed education material on breast and cervical cancer which was specially made in Garhwali Language. During the camp, we also educate and trained women in breast self-examination to detect the breast lump.
Talking to the media Dr. Sumita Prabhakar said that, Today, early detection by various techniques including self-examinations goes a long way in preventing this disease. Early detection may be crucial for successful breast cancer treatment. Therefore, it’s important to influence women’s awareness of the symptoms and their attitudes towards treatment. Can Protect Foundation regularly organizing Breast and Cervical cancer education, prevention and awareness camps in the villages of Uttarakhand.
The camp was organized to facilitate services to the people with various health services, many other Doctors including Dr. Mahesh Kuriyal, senior Neuro Surgeon also offered their consultation and service in medical health camp. The camp was organized by the Youth Icon Society.