Call for mass awareness about cervical cancer


A symposium was organized on the topic of Early Screening Cervical Cancer at Saidu Medical Col-lege, Saidu Sharif, organized by the Department of Gynecology, Saidu Group of Medical Teaching Hospitals, Swat.

The aim of the symposium was to raise awareness among women about screening for the disease while reviewing the complications caused by cervical cancer. Commissioner Malakand Division Saqib Raza Aslam participated as the chief guest in the symposium. Addressing the sympo-sium, Commissioner Malakand Division appreciated the efforts of the Saidu Group of Hospitals and said that whether it was a general situation or an epi-demic situation like Corona, the doctors and other staff of the Saidu Group of Hospitals have played an excellent role by being in the front line.

Commissioner Malakand Division said that the Saidu Group of Teaching Hospitals in a short span of time has introduced quality healthcare services and modern medical facilities which have made diagnosis and treatment of complex diseases like cervical cancer possible in Swat. Chief Executive Officer Saidu Group of Teaching Hospitals Prof. Dr. Israrul Haque, Prof. Dr. Surya Halimi, Prof. Dr. Sana Tanveer Khattak and others addressed the symposium and shed light on cervical cancer diag-nosis and other aspects. A large number of experts and doctors from different fields of teaching.