DLSA Srinagar organises programme on ‘Health Rights of Women’ with special awareness about breast cancer

Srinagar, Mar 11: The District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Srinagar in collaboration with National Commission for Women and Directorate of Health Services Kashmir today organized a programme regarding Health Rights of Women with special awareness about Breast Cancer in females.

The programme was organized on the concluding day of the weeklong celebration of ‘International Women’s Day’ at District Court Complex Srinagar and was observed under the directions of Justice Tashi Rabstan (Executive Chairman JKLSA) and the guidance of Jawad Ahmad, Chairman DLSA Srinagar.

Chairman DLSA Srinagar, speaking on the occasion stressed upon the need to have healthy lifestyle in women and time to time consultation with Doctors. He urged that women ought to focus on their own health and should take preventive health care steps in order to provide early detection of medical problems.

In the awareness programme about Health Rights of Women, Dr. Shabnam Bashir was the expert, who delivered lecture about Health of females, specially about the Breast Cancer awareness in females. Same was followed by a question answer round, wherein participants cleared all their doubts about the health problems with the expert.

Also, Masrat Roohi, Principal Judge, Family Court Srinagar spoke on the occasion about Health Rights of Women.

The audience consisted of female Judges, Advocates, Staff Members and PLV’s of DLSA Srinagar.

Along with the awareness programme, a Health Camp including special screening facilities of females was also organized by DLSA Srinagar in collaboration with Directorate of Health Services Kashmir, wherein a team of doctors on spot carried out screening of female judges, Advocates and staff members and also clinical examination by a team of doctors and one female had a positive screening (suspected of having breast cancer).

Fozia Paul, Secretary DLSA Srinagar urged all the females to make every effort to eat a healthy diet and exercise for promoting good health.

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