Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) in collaboration with Anowar Khan Modern Hospital organised a free breast screening campaign for the female cleaners of the city corporation at Mohammadpur on Wednesday.
Around 500 female cleaners of the DNCC came to Mohammadpur’s Shuchona Community Centre for free breast screening.
A 61-member medical team led by Prof Dr Mohammad Eatheshamul Haque, a radiation oncologist, conducted the screening camp.
Prof Eatheshamul also took an orientation class on breast cancers for the female cleaners. He explained the symptoms of breast cancer to them. Later, many female cleaners came forward and received medical treatment from doctors.
Local ward councilor Nurul Islam Ratan was present at the programme as the chief guest while Parveen Mehtab, Chief of Social Welfare and Slum Development Office, as the special guest and Prof Eatheshamul Haque chaired the session.