According to India Today article “9.6 million people die from cancer every year and 70 percent of cancer deaths occur in low-to-middle income countries”.
CanSupport launched a wellness initiative for organizations and workplaces with the support of Pfizer, to increase awareness and disseminate preventive measures about cancer and its care.
CanSupport organized an awareness session for the staff of Shree Jagdamba Knits Pvt. Ltd. on 23 January, 2020.
The session covered the major causes of cancer such as smoking, alcohol intake, tobacco consumption, lack of exercise, and sedentary lifestyle that are prevalent among urban population.
CanSupport’s Dr. Apala conducted the session on cancer awareness, she emphasized that according to research mouth, lung and blood cancer continue to increase among men. She also explained how one can prevent and minimize the risk of cancer by proactively going for regular check-ups.
Around 122 staff attended this session.
CanSupport would like to thank Pawan Gupta, Director and Mr. Nayak, HR Manager for their support in organizing the session.