Breast Health Education Event

ParamCARE Foundation in partnership with Atmiya Charity, a faith based organization conducted the Breast cancer Awareness event  in Lake Hiawatha, Bergen County on 6th October  2013 in recognition of the Breast Cancer awareness month. The event started with opening remarks from Ms. Bhruna Amin of ParamCARE Foundation on why breast health is important for women. This was followed by educational presentation on Breast cancer – Early detection and prevention by Dr. Jigisha Kothari, Outreach Coordinator and Council member for Asian American and Pacific Islander Advisory Council for Susan G Komen for Cure organization. Following lecture and video presentation, the attendees were educated on the need for healthy lifestyle in reducing the risk for getting cancer. During the event educational materials were also distributed in both English and Gujarati to the participants. The event ended with closing remarks from Mr. Vipul Amin, Director, and ParamCARE Foundation.

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