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Talk on Women’s Health Care: An SSG Initiative

A talk on Women’s Health Care was organized by the Social Service Group of IIM Kozhikode within campus premises on 3rd November, 2012. The talk was delivered by Dr. Vasundhara Jagannathan, a gynecologist from CRADLE, a woman and child hospital in Calicut.

The talk focused on several health issues ranging from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) to Cancer. The session also helped bust several myths about the occurrence and causes of cancer. The doctor explained in great detail the symptoms of each of the conditions, treatment procedures and lifestyle changes that could help avoid the same.

The talk was attended by several students, teaching assistants and faculty members from campus. It was a highly interactive talk which concluded with a detailed Q&A session where the doctor addressed personal queries of the women who attended the talk.

The Social Service Group strives to continue its efforts in promoting awareness about health issues within the campus.

 

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