Army holds awareness meet on cancer at Charaideo district

By - Sentinel Digital Desk
Update: 2019-11-11 06:59 GMT

GUWAHATI: Troops of the Indian Army celebrated the National Cancer Awareness Day recently in Dhole Bagan High School in Mathurapur Gram Panchayat of Charaideo district.

Aim of the event was to educate the population to detect the cancer early. National Cancer Control Programme was started in 1975 to make people aware of this deadly disease. The Army medical team explained that the best remedy against the cancer is to live a clean and healthier life with proper diet and peace of mind.

The event was attended by more than 120 persons including students, elders and youth from the nearby villages. The attendees participated with full enthusiasm. A lecturette competition was also conducted which saw participants speaking their mind on various social issues. The population appreciated the efforts made by the Army in conducting such events in the school, stated a press release.

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