World Cancer Day Awareness Program

Project : Events | Activities on February 6, 2014

World Cancer Day Awareness

Your Education is the very best investment that all of us can make in this prison. Opportunity for Everybody no matter who you are, no matter what you look like if you have a chair feel free to sit down.

In accordance with the above statement, Global Network for Equality conducted World Cancer Day Awareness Program at Palayamkottai Central Prison on 7th February 2014.

Chief Guests Dr.J.J.Kumar and Dr. P.Bala Raman delivered speech on Cancer Disease and then gifted 12th Exam Guide Books for inmates who are appearing for State Board Exam in March 2014 at Prison School. Thanks to all and to sponsor Mr.Manikumar sir for the guide books and Mr.Ennangalin Sangamam JP sir for helping us in this concern. GNE also convey thanks Tamilnadu Prison Department for all cooperation.

Dr. P.Bala Raman gifted 12th Exam Guide Books to four inmates among them one is elderly inmate who is also appearing for this year 12th Standard State Board Exam. Later he has shared an inspiring and motivating stories among the inmates about the Importance of Education and Health Care.

Dr.J.J.Kumar, Addiction Psychiatrist explained about Cancer, Harmful effects of Tobacco in a very simple manner to all the inmates. Later He has formed a group called “New Life- Quit Smoking Today” which will have regular follow meeting in every week Friday at Prison where all the inmates paired with non-smoking inmates to help the smoking inmates to quit smoking. It will be peer support group. He also made an power-point presentation on Cancer Disease with photographs of various forms of Cancer. It helped inmates to understand easily about cancer disease and prevention methods.

So GNE convey its sincere thanks to Tamilnadu Prison Department and to all officials for their continued cooperation. A special thanks Mr.Manikumar and Ennangalin Sangamam JP sir for their great support.


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