Mumbai: Army conducts cancer awareness campaign at cod malad on national doctors’ day – 01 jul 2022. Doctors all over the world Army conducts cancer awareness campaign at cod malad on national doctors’ day – 01 jul 2022. Doctors all over the worldare given the stature next to God because they are lifesavers who work tirelessly for mankind, as was observed during the Covid-19 pandemic. In India, National Doctors’ Day was first observed on 01 Jul 1991 in the honour of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy to pay tribute to his contributions in the field of Health.
On this special occasion, Army Station Health Organisation (SHO) in Mumbai conducts a Cancer awareness campaign with lectures & cancer screening camp for serving soldiers, families & defence civilian employees at Malad Military Station in coordination with Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA), a well-known NGO in the field of cancer management from prevention to rehabilitation. A total of 135 personnel were screened during the campaign.
SHO Army in Mumbai has been conducting such awareness campaignsregularly in coordination with various local Govt org & NGOs. The initiative was first taken up in the year 2011 with the main aim of sensitising the beneficiaries about important preventable cancers and over 3000 beneficiaries have benefitted so far.