Cancer awareness program organized at GDCH Nagpur
On the occasion of World Cancer Day department of public health dentistry jointly with the Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, GDCH Nagpur organized all day long cancer awareness programs with the theme “CLOSE THE GAP”.
A cancer awareness exhibition was displayed for the patients and general public on the premises of the college. Pamphlets on “self-mouth examinations of oral precancer and cancer” were also released. Patients were made aware of cancer-causing agents, and the ill effects of tobacco consumption and an unhealthy lifestyle. Dr. Abhay Datarkar, Dean, GDCH Nagpur inaugurated the program, in presence of all Heads of the Departments, staff, and students.
Along with that, a webinar was organized with the agenda of empowering the students to provide better care for cancer patients. Renowned speakers were part of the webinar which included Dr. Swapnil Agrawal, Dr. Nikhil Pande, Vivek Kirpekar, DR. Sarita Kothari The program educated and encouraged the students to close the care gap for cancer patients.