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  • Writer's pictureAnustup Kundu

On National Doctors' Day, Medica Superspecialty Hospital and Rotary Begin Their Paediatric and Cervical Cancer Initiatives

News Desk, News Nation 360 : On National Doctors' Day, Medica Group of Hospitals, the biggest private healthcare network in Eastern India, and Rotary, one of the largest service organisations in the world that has a positive global impact, have teamed up to create a noteworthy partnership. A collaborative effort between Rotary District 3291 and Medica Superspecialty Hospital aims to raise awareness and encourage screening for paediatric and cervical cancer. This innovative initiative, which aims to assist marginalised communities in West Bengal, will focus on providing essential support and healthcare services. This initiative is a step towards Medica and Rotary's commitment to improving public health through their services and programmes. Medica Superspecialty Hospital and Rotary dignitaries honoured the distinguished specialists from Medica Oncology, namely Dr Arunava Roy, Dr Abhay Kumar, Dr Harsh Dhar, Dr Sudeep Das, and Dr Sayan Das, in recognition of their contributions to the field of oncology. It is right to honour these medical professionals for their commitment to the field and their significant contributions to the advancement of oncology care. This time around, over 150 Rotary clubs in Kolkata were represented by the Guest of Honour, Dr. Krishnendu Gupta, who is the new District Governor of

Rotary District 3291 and Professor & Unit Head, Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences. Prof. (Dr.) Subir Ganguly, Senior Consultant, Advisor, Radiation Oncology; Dr. Sourav Datta, Senior Consultant & Director, Medica Oncology; Dr Arunava Roy, Senior Consultant & Head (Gynecologic Oncology & Women Cancer Initiative); R. Udayan Lahiry, Managing Director, Medica Group of Hospitals; and Ayanabh DebGupta, Jt. Managing Director of Medica Group of Hospitals also attended. Dr. Krishnendu Gupta, District Governor, Rotary District 3291 stated that Rotary Club of Kolkata is partnering with Medica Hospital for the next three years to focus on cervical cancer prevention and screening, thalassemia awareness and screening. Their goal is to significantly reduce cervical cancer, which affects over 3 lakh women annually in India, through early detection and treatment. They plan to leverage Rotary's reach in the community and Medica's oncology expertise to achieve this. Additionally, they will continue their existing "Life Beyond Cancer" initiative to support underprivileged families with children suffering from cancer financially. This initiative aims to bridge the gap and ensure no child is denied treatment due to cost. Overall, the partnership aims to improve public health outcomes across West Bengal by making essential cancer care accessible to all.


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