News & Updates

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March

Breast and cervical cancer screening of 2000 women in Uttarakhand on International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day 2020, Nationwide cervical and breast cancer screening camp was by the Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI) in more than 300 cities.

Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening in Uttarakhand

In Uttarakhand, these camps were organized in 6 cities, Dehradun, Haridwar, Rudrapur, Kashipur, Ramnagar, and Halwani under the leadership of Dr. Sumita Prabhakar, President of Can Protect Foundation.

Free Women’s Health Camp with Breast and Cervical Cancer at Police Lines, Dehradun

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, a free women’s health camp, along with breast and

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11

February

Can Protect Foundation marks World Cancer Day through Screening, education and awareness activities

To mark World Cancer Day, four different programs were organized by Can Protect Foundation in three different areas, Tehri Garhwal, Dehradun, and Jalandhar. Around 4000 women have benefited jointly through all these activities.

270 Women Screened for Breast Diseases and Cervix Abnormalities

The first program was organized on 2 February 2020 under the supervision of Dr. Sumita Prabhakar, a free women’s health and cancer prevention camp was organized at Naur village in Tehri Garhwal district. 270 women availed the facilities like gynecological examination, breast, and cervical abnormality screening, blood sugar, blood pressure

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menstrual hygiene workshop

11

December

Dehradun: Health Talk organised to improve menstrual health among adolescent girls

Thirteen-year-old Priyanka (name changed) was happy as she actively attended a workshop on adolescent health and menstrual hygiene management. The girl has just attained puberty, but unable to take care of herself during menstruation days due to lack of knowledge and awareness about good menstrual practice. Now she is more confident because she knows that menstruation is a natural process.

The teenager was among the 61 students and teachers from Shivram Uniyal School , Dehradun, who benefited from a half-day workshop on menstrual hygiene organised by Can Protect Foundation on 10th

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25

November

Can Protect Foundation Join hands with NMO, hold free breast cancer awareness and screening camp in Dehradun

Can Protect Foundation participated in a free medical camp in organized by the National Medicos Organization on 24 November 2019 at Dehradun.

Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention

In this camp, Can Protect Foundation conducted free breast and checkup of 45 women and made them aware of breast and cervical cancer. Dr Vinita delivered a special session for women during the camp to educate them how to do breast examination. Breast Self Examination is a monthly examination which every women can do in home. Women were also informed about HPV virus and importance

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01

November

Can Protect Foundation screened 843 women to mark October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October is very special for every woman, for the past several years Can Protect Foundation organizes many breast cancer awareness and prevention programs in this month.

For the last five years, Can Protect Foundation, under the leadership of our President Dr. Sumita Prabhakar, has been organizing a two to three days mega breast screening camp for women at Agarwal Dharamshala in Dehradun. This year, this camp was organized on 30 and 31 October 2019. Breast screening of 320 women was done in two days, they were taught

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21

October

Cancer Awareness and Health Checkup of women, Medicine distribution and cleaning of Suswa river in Dehradun

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October

October is breast cancer awareness month, In India, Can Protect Foundation a leading breast cancer NGO organized another women’s health, breast, and cervical cancer awareness camp under the leadership of Dr. Sumita PrabhakarĀ at the government primary school in Ramgarh range (Mothrowala) of the Dudhli valley of Dehradun on 20th October 2019.

We are expanding our cancer awareness and prevention campaign and started trying to eliminate other cancer-causing sources. River pollution is one of the major causes of cancer. People living near the catchment area of the polluted

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06

October

Dehradun: Health talk by Dr Sumita Prabhakar for mothers and students for awareness on Cancer

October is breast cancer awareness month, Can Protect Foundation in association with Sunrise academy organized Health Talk for Cancer Prevention on October 5, 2019 at Sunrise Academy auditorium. Senior Gynecologist and President of Can Protect Foundation Dr. Sumita Prabhakar was the keynote speaker of the talk and delivered his presentation on adolescent health, menstrual hygiene, healthy lifestyle & cancer prevention.

Students along with their mothers, teachers, and staff participated in the talk. During the health talk session, a special workshop was organized to teach women and girls students how to do

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02

October

100 women screening for breast disease in Dehradun

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month October Can Protect Foundation started its October activity to create awareness on breast cancer and make healthcare reachable to all sections, Can Protect Foundation organized a free cancer awareness and screening camp in Siddhartha Paradise Society, Dehradun on 2nd October 2019. More than 100 women were examined for breast diseases in the camp and informed about breast self-examination.

This breast cancer awareness event is part of Can Protect Foundation’s extensive community outreach program designed to provide access to screening to all Dehradun women residents and

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29

September

Can Protect Foundation holds breast cancer screening camp at Dharmawala, Herbertpur

About 75 women in the village of Dharmawala, Herbertpur were screened for Breast cancer at health camp organized at Swami Vivekananda Health Mission Hospital on 29 Sept 2019.

Gynecologist Dr. Sumita Prabahkar said the camp will help diagnose abnormalities that may be indicative of breast cancer. Women were also provided flyer with the information How to do Breast Self Examination.

A team of experts examined the women who came from nearby neighborhoods and the specific focus was on sensitizing and screening for breast and cervical cancer. Apart from it comprehensive gynecological examination

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20

September

Free Health, Anemia eradication and cancer awareness camp organised by Can Protect Foundation

Can Protect Foundation in association with Swami Ramtirth Mission organized a free health camp on 19th September 2019 at Swami Ramtirth Mission Ashram, Kuthalgate, Dehradun. About 150 patient from adjoining villages such as Kirsari, Salongaon, Thanigaon, Dumalgaon with various ailments took consultation and treatment from doctors at the camp.

A team of specialist doctors did thorough health check-ups of the patients for various ailments and also provided free medicines. Preventive health checkup of women was also carried out for the awareness and prevention of breast and cervical cancer. Women were also

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