BIS #6318 COVID-19 & Cancer awareness in Chinchwad
by Father Vivian deSouza for BISMumbai
The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) Chinchwad, organized an awareness session on the occasion of women’s day. The session was on ‘Novel Coronavirus and Precautions’ and “Cancer” for the SHG women residing in the slums of Ajanta Nagar in Chinchwad, Pune. 35 women participated in this awareness session which was held under the aegis of ‘COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Relief Work’ supported by AXA business services.
Dr. Pratima Kale (B.A.M.S) & Smt. Akshada Naik (DBDS Coordinator) were the resource persons. In her session, Naik covered basic information on ‘Corona virus’ such as:
After this, Dr. Kale spoke about ‘Breast Cancer’. Sge dealt with:
The sessions were interactive and the women from the slums benefited much. Smt. Vibhawari Kamble (Staff- DBDS) did the logistical arrangements. After the session Dettol soap and face masks were distributed to all.