MES’s Pillai College of Education and Research, Chembur and Mahatma Junior College, Chembur in collaboration with Soroptimist Welfare Association (SIBC) observed World Cancer Day with the theme “Close the care Gap”. On 4th February, 2022 on the occasion of World Cancer Day, An Expert Talk on “World Cancer Day, Focus – Breast and Cervical Cancer” was organized by MES’s Pillai College of Education and Research, Chembur in collaboration with Soroptimist Welfare Association (SIBC). The aim was to inform and encourage people on its prevention, early detection, and treatment. Keeping in mind this aim, an eminent speaker Dr. Jay Anam, a Consultant Surgical Oncologist at Saifee Hospital, HN Reliance Hospital, Nanavati Hospital and an Honorary Visiting Surgical Oncologist at K.J. Somaiya Medical College was invited to deliver a talk.
The talk focused on Breast and Cervical Cancer in raising the awareness about early detection, prevention and care including surgical options for treatment of cancer.
There were 141 participants both from B.Ed. batch of student teachers, and faculty from PCER and SIBC who attended the program wholeheartedly. This event was aligned with SDG 3, Good Health and Wellbeing.