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27

June

Many Women benefit from Free Breast Screening and Health Camp organized in Deoband

In continuation of its human endeavor and to bring awareness about breast cancer and encourage women for preventive health care, Can Protect Foundation organized a Free Health and Breast Screening Camp on Tuesday the 26thth of June 2018 in Deoband, Uttar Pradesh at Nav Jeevan Hospital.

More than 150 visitors attended the ree Health and Breast Screening Camp, This was the first breast cancer screening camp organized by any institution in Deoband.

A special team of Specialist Doctors, Nurses and volunteers conducted free consultations and breast screening checkups for all the women who attended

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27

June

Third Free Breast Screening Camp organized at Coronation Hospital, Dehradun

To bring about breast health and breast cancer awareness to the women in the Dehradun region Can Protect Foundation in continuation of March and April camp now organised the third Free Breast Screening Camp for the month of May, on Tuesday the 26th June 2018 in Coronation Hospital Dehradun. Can Protect Foundation is organizing this camp in coronation hospital every month and this time we have seen a rise in the numbers of women who attended the camp which means women are now getting aware about the facility of free

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What breasts are made of, and how breast cancer starts

18

June

How breast cancer starts and expands

What breasts are made of, and where and how cancer starts.

Breast tissue is positioned in the breast, upper chest and the armpit. Each breast consists of 15-20 glands known as lobes, the place milk is produced. These lobes are connected to the nipple by tubes known as ducts. The structure of the lobes and ducts is a little bit like the branches of a tree. Breast cancer commonly begins within the lobes.

The rest of the breast is made of fatty tissue. The breast and armpit also consist of lymph nodes and

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breast screening camp

21

May

Free Breast Cancer Screening camp organized on National cancer screening day at Coronation Hospital Dehradun

On 21st May (every month 21st is cancer screening day) Can Protect Foundation organized Free Breast Cancer Screening camp at Coronation Hospital Dehradun. This is an ongoing activity, we organize this camp on the 21st of every month at Coronation Hospital Dehradun.

Facilities available for the patients included breast cancer screening, training of Breast self-examination, General women health and distribution of leaflet on the procedure of Breast Self Exam. A total number of 36 women were screened. The age of patients screened ranged from 30 – 63 years with an average

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Dr. Sumita Prabhakar Menstrual Hygiene Health Talk

18

May

Dr Sumita Prabhakar gave interactive health talk on Menstrual Hygiene Management

While giving health talk on Menstrual Hygiene in Govt Girls Inter College, Brahampuri Dehradun, Dr. Sumita Prabhakar told the girls that It’s not just girls’ education that suffers during menstruation, but overall health. For instance, 70 percent of women suffer reproductive tract infections; and 23 percent of girls drop out of school when they start menstruating due to inadequate facilities at schools. – it can also impact maternal mortality. In urban India, 43%-88% of girls use reusable cloth during menstruation, yet they are often washed without soap or clean water.

Taking into

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14

May

Chief Minister Uttarakhand inaugurated “Meri Maa Swasth Maa” Campaign

Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the campaign Meri Maa Swasth Maa started by the Can Protect Foundation.

The aim of this campaign is to organize a seminar (On Women’s Health and Cancer Prevention) by the team of senior doctors for the students in all the schools and colleges of the state to give information about the health of their mother and to show how all children take care of their mother’s health. It has been seen that in most of the cases the mother becomes so

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Dr Sumita Prabhakar Dehradun

12

May

Dr Sumita Prabhakar delivers a Menstrual Hygiene Management Awareness Session at Rampyari Inter College Dehradun

Dr. Sumita Prabhakar invited to deliver a talk on menstrual hygiene at Ram Pyari Girls Inter College in Dehradun during the inauguration of sanitary napkin dispensing machine with Hon’ble Minister of women ‘s empowerment and child welfare (Uttarakhand) Mrs rekha Arya and President Harshil Foundation.

The talk aims to empower young girls to develop a positive self-image during the periods.  During this interactive session, Dr. Sumita Prabhakar discussed with the girls and explained the different types of tools and intimate hygiene management.

To address menstrual hygiene is not only to address the four to seven

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Free Breast Cancer Screening

21

April

35 Screened | Free Breast Cancer Screening Camp at Coronation Hospital Dehradun

Free breast cancer screening camp was organized by Can Protect Foundation on 21st April 2018 at Pandit Din Dayal (Coronation) Hospital in Dehradun. Dr. Sumita Prabhakar, President of  Can Protect Foundation said that for the awarenesses and prevention of breast cancer, Can Protect will organize free breast cancer screening and awareness camp at Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (Coronation) Hospital on 21st of every month. There are so many patients coming in the hospital and this free screening facility will be very good for the women.

Free screening of 35 women was conducted

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Free Medical Camp Mehuwala Dehradun

16

April

Can Protect Foundation organized free medical camp in Dehradun’s Madrassa ‘Idara Shabab-e-Islami’

A free medical camp was organized by Can Protect Foundation at Idara Shabab-e-Islami at Mehuwala Mafi in Dehradun on 15th April 2018.

Free Medical camp was organized by Can Protect Foundation on 15th April 2018, camp was inaugurated by Dr. Syed Farooq Ahmed, President of Himalaya Drug Company in the presence of Maulana R S Haqqani,  Mrs Shamma Khan, Dr Mohammad Anwar and President of Can Protect Foundation Dr. Sumita Prabhakar, on this occasion Dr Prabhakar told that this health camp was organized specifically for the  treatment of diseases related to

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Dr Sumita Prabhakar

25

March

Health Talk by Dr Sumita Prabhakar to Nurses on Cervical Cancer

Dr Sumita Prabhakar

A Health Talk is being organized by Dr. Sumita Prabhakar on cervical cancer for nurses, it will be held at 11 am on 28th March at Hotel, M.J. Residency.

Entry in Health Talk is free.

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