Health Camp at NCU
In line with The NorthCap University’s commitment towards ‘Female Health & Disease free’ society, a Mammograph Diagnostic Camp was conducted on 26th April 2017. The screening/diagnostic was concluded successfully in partnership with Rotary Club, bringing specialized investigations free of cost, right at the doorstep with women faculty and staff availing the diagnostics and screening.
Also, as a part of spreading awareness about female health hazards, highly informative talks on Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer were delivered by Rotarians Dr Pushpa Sethi and Dr Indu Aggarwal from Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre respectively. Speaking at the occasion Pro Vice-Chancellor, Brig SK Sharma (Retd) said, “Women are the real pillars of the household and their health is of utmost importance. If women are healthy society will be healthy.”
The talks were attended by over 100 attendees comprising of faculty members and students. Speaking about the talks student Ashmita said, “The talk by Dr Pushpa Sethi was informative and I have learnt how to examine myself correctly. Dr Indu Aggarwal explained the right age for getting vaccinated so as to prevent cervix cancer.”
The camp and talk were coordinated by Dr Shilpy Wadhwa, Medical Consultant, The NorthCap University and were organised as a part of The NorthCap University’s community outreach programme to make women above the age of 40 years, aware about their role in prevention of terminal diseases rampantly on the rise.