World Cancer Day-2020 observed at AMU

Aligarh: World Cancer Day -2020 was observed at Dr Ziauddin Ahmad Dental College and at JN Medical College, AMU. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery organized an extension lecture on the occasion where Dr Anshuman Kumar (Director and Chief Onco-Surgeon, Dharmshila Cancer Hospital), delivered a lecture on “Bridge the Gap ? Itz Cancer” and discussed the socio and medical aspects of oral cancer. He was of the view that dental surgeons can help in diagnosis of oral cancers in early stages by developing awareness in the public by social activities.

Prof RK Tewari (Principal Dental College) praised Dr GS Hashmi and Dr Saima Yunus Khan for their significant achievements.

The lecture was well attended by the faculty members, residents and students of Dr Z A Dental College. Prof SS Ahmed, Chairman, Department of Oral Maxillofacial surgery extended vote of thanks

At JNMC , Urban Health Training Centre outreach team of the Department of Community Medicine, conducted awareness programme at Chand Bagh and HI Inter College under the guidance of Prof Anees Ahmad (Chairperson, Department of Community Medicine). A session on theme ‘I am and I will’ was also held under the supervision of Dr Suboohi Afzal and Dr Ali Jafar Abedi .

The faculty, JRs, health inspector, social work officer along with interns and other staff participated in the awareness campaign.

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