Northwest General Hospital observes Breast Cancer Awareness month this October and thus, organised an educational session on the topic at the University of Swabi on the 13th of October, 2022. The session aimed at educating the participants regarding the significance of self-examination and recognising the symptoms of breast cancer. The participants were also encouraged to reach out to an Oncologist without delay if any signs of cancer are suspected. The session was headed by Dr. Shandana Khan, HoD Radiology and Dr. Farah Wahid, TMO Radiology and Dr. Sidra Ataullah, TMO, Dr. Urooba Zaman,TMO, Dr. Zainab Shakeel, HO and Dr. Saman Khan, HO from the department of Radiology were the co-chairs.
Also, upon the special request from the University of Swabi Ms. Mahnoor Bukhari, Officer Occupational Health Safety and Environment, NWGH accompanied the team. She enlightened the students of Environmental Studies, University of Swabi about the safety practices followed at the Hospital and the significance of the field in contemporary workplaces.