Mangaluru, Sep 16: An awareness programme on Sparsha Campaign against Cancer and Covid-19 was organized at Bishop House Kodialbail for education aid beneficiaries on September 15, 2021.
Awareness on Covid-19 was given by Lenet Gonsalves. She stressed on SMS protocol (Sanitization, Mask and Social Distancing) by following this practically we can restrict the spread of the virus.
Shilpa DSouza, the coordinator of SPARSHA campaign took up a session on cancer awareness. She explained the signs and symptoms of cancer. She told the participants to give up tobacco, alcohol and junk food. Explanation was given to the participants regarding early detection of cancer. She advised to consume organic food, and also told to grow vegetables at their own garden.
A video documentary on cancer prepared by CODP was shown to the participants. Total participants who attended were 112.