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Aug 2015

Beyond Uganda Ministries campaign against cancer

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On 2nd July2015, Beyond Uganda Ministries held a one day cancer education & screening camp on the theme “no one should fight cancer alone” at Bugiri Hospital.\r\n\r\nUganda Women’s Cancer Support Organization (UWOCASO) partnered with beyond Uganda to educate the residents of  Bugiri and Busoga region about breast and cervical cancer, counseling the screened women and giving testimonies to them. Over 500 women were screened for breast and cervical cancers.\r\n\r\nCaplan Gurrola  team leader of outreach from American Cancer Society in his speech he argued the local leaders and Religious leaders to encourage their people to visit the hospitals for medical checkups as one way of fighting cancer and that will supposed those who have diagnosed with cancer to get better treatment as early as possible.\r\n\r\nActivities were\r\nCancer education\r\n\r\nScreening services\r\n\r\nCounseling\r\n\r\nHealth talks\r\n\r\nSurvivor testimonies\r\n\r\nMusic dance and drama\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n

Beyond Uganda Campaign against Cancer

Beyond Uganda Campaign against Cancer

\r\n\r\nAwarding cancer survivors the medals for educating and their awareness work to the public about cancer.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nSponsored by;\r\n\r\nCapulan Gurrola ( U.S Director Beyond Uganda)  and Tom Dolan & Lois Dolan (American Cancer Society representatives)\r\n

 

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