The Awareness Programme on Cervical Cancer was conducted on 14th Feb, 2023 for all the UG women students of Shift I. The event was coordinated by the women cell of Shift I in collaboration with the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology. Dr. N. Madhu Priya, MBBS, DGO, MS(OG) MRCOG, Sri Jeya Hospital, Tirupattur was invited as the recourse person. Dr. A. C. Gomathi, Head (PG), Department of Biochemisty welcomed and introduced the resource person. Dr. S. R Xavier Rajarathinam, Vice Principal of Academics, Shift I and Dr. A. Merceline Anita, Dean of Women Students Shift I felicitated the resource person. The event aimed to create awareness among the girls to take precautionary measures to avoid cervical cancer.
Dr. N. Madhu Priya gave an orientation for the Girls about the problems faced by them in this adolescent age and how to tackle it. She stressed on Invasive Cervical Cancer, its diagnosis, screening, stages of the disease, how to prevent it and the need of HPV Vaccine during 9 to 14 years of age. Catch up vaccination for adolescents and young adults till 26 years of age. She pointed out that Cervical Cancer is treatable with good outcome. Dr. A. Merceline Anita conveyed her sincere thanks to the event coordination committee and to the participants.