Cancer screening and Awareness at Ga.Atoll

During the two-day program, screening was done in Ga.Gemanafushi on 21st June and Ga.Villingili on 22nd June . 

Breast cancer awareness sessions were conducted along with the screening programs to all the people who come to get screened and leaflets with signs, symptoms and self-examination techniques outlined were distributed to the rest of the population through the health centres. One facilitator from Ga. Atoll who were trained by CSM in 2015 conducted some of the awareness sessions Gemanafushi Health Centre and Ga.atoll Hospital. 
In the 2 day screening program, at Ga.Gemanafushi which was done at the Gemanafushi Health Centre    89  people were screened for breast cancer , 114 people were screened for Oral Cancer and 60 for Cervical Cancer  . At Ga.Villingili screening which was done in the Ga.Atoll Hospital , 83 people were screened for Breast Cancer ,73  people were screened for Oral Cancer and 59 for Cervical Cancer . A total of 172  for Breast Cancer , 217 for Oral Cancer and 119  were screened for Cervical Cancer over the 2-day program.