‘Together’-To Get Her- An awareness program on breast cancer.
Bhavans Kuwait is always known for chalking out programs aiming at the welfare of the student and parent community alike. This was once again manifested when the school, under the aegis of the Department of Science, organized an awareness program on breast cancer on October 31, 2020 on its virtual platform. Malavika Krishna of 12B delivered the welcome address. The program christened ‘Together’- To Get Her’ was conducted by the renowned specialist Dr. Geeta Kadayaprath MBBS, MS, FRCS(Glasgow), Director, Max Healthcare. The principal of IES, Mr. T. Premkumar thanked Dr. Geeta for taking time out from her busy schedule to educate parents, students, and teachers on the chosen topic.
Dr. Geetha opined that early detection of breast cancer can save lives. She clearly explained the methods and techniques for self- examination, causes of breast cancer, symptoms to watch out for, and the treatments offered. Apart from being an interactive and enriching session, it also busted some of the myths related to breast cancer. Further discussions and clarifications continued during the question and answer session. A virtual token of appreciation and gratitude was presented to Dr. Geeta by the Bhavans fraternity. The curtains were finally drawn with the vote of thanks proposed by Mrs. Geetha G Pai, the mother of the school Head Girl, Vaishnavi G Pai.