The following were covered:
• General examination.
• Breast cancer screening
(Clinical examination ,screening of breast USG mammogram )
• Cervical cancer screening
(Clinical examination, pap smear screening )
• Screening ultra sonogram.
Theme of the awareness programme
Government women Health and welfare Schemes
Government apps for women’s safety
Screening camps for breast and cervix cancer and vaccination at our college from 5th to 11th March - 2020
Time: 11.00 am – 1.00 pm - Inauguration of Gender Champion Club & Women’s Day Celebration
The students were taken to 5 urban areas in Kanchipuram accompanied by the HOD’s, faculties &tutors. The students were provided with crowns, pamphlets and chocolates. The girls and boys met women from various social categories which included flower vendors, hotel servers, street vendors, vessel vendors andfemale passengers in bus . These women were appreciated for their constant good work. They were interviewed regarding the availability of Government Schemes related to women welfare. They were crowned and presented with chocolates. They felt honoured.
They were educated about Kavalan app – safety app launched by Tamil Nadu Police to help women during their time of distress.
They were also educated about Mothers fortress – Ammavinaran app.
They were educated about other child & women welfare schemes.
They were informed about WWC – Well Women Clinic in Meenakshi Medical College Hospital & Research Institute which offers free screening for breast cancer and cervical cancerand also vaccine against cervical cancer. (Date:05.03.2020 – 11.03.2020).