Assam Cancer Care Foundation (ACCF)

Guwahati/ Morigaon,

The 88th annual convention of Srimanta Shankardev Sangha began in the present day at Morigaon in Assam. Within the four-day annual convention Assam Most cancers Care Basis (ACCF) will create consciousness on oral, breast and cervical most cancers; will mobilise individuals about screening of frequent cancers after the age of 30 years; make individuals conscious concerning the ill-effect of consuming tobacco and conduct reside enforcement of ‘tobacco-free zone’ in the whole convention space.

By way of the 88th Annual Convention of SANKAR DEV SANGHA at Morigaon from Feb 6-9, ACCF intends to achieve out to the individuals who will collect for the convention and can sensitise them by collaborating with completely different native stakeholders. Right this moment, the volunteers of the Nationwide Service Scheme from Morigaon Faculty helped within the distribution of leaflets. The volunteers additionally moved with the Police official to implement tobacco management on the realm. In a gathering of about 5000 youth, specialists spoke on tobacco management and oral most cancers.

Vara Prasad, CEO of Assam Most cancers Care Basis (ACCF) stated, “Most cancers is widespread in the present day and the state of Assam has been burdened very closely by the rising variety of new most cancers instances being reported yearly. An important purpose for that is due to the excessive consumption of tobacco among the many grownup inhabitants in Assam and lack of ample consciousness of screening of frequent cancers within the Well being and Wellness Centres.”

it’s to be talked about that 48.2% grownup inhabitants in Assam eat tobacco merchandise on account of which yearly 32,000 new most cancers instances are detected. This occasion will attain 30 lakh native individuals on this convention, during which NSS volunteers and youth group of the Sangha will assist to advertise consciousness of tobacco and most cancers.

The message of tobacco management and preventive measures for frequent most cancers might be distributed in type of leaflets, banners, standees, youth talks, tableau(3D mannequin of Well being and Wellness Centre, COTPA enforcement in faculties and public place, picture collage of the notice marketing campaign of ACCF)  and avenue performs amid gathering of 30 lakh individuals within the convention for 4 days.

In collaboration with District Tobacco Management Cell, a “Tobacco-Free Zone” might be created by legislation enforcement by means of police, youth volunteers and show of signage at completely different areas of the convention space.