Dewas: World Cancer Day was celebrated in the district with much enthusiasm on Saturday. A rally was taken out by district headquarters on the occasion to spread awareness on cancer and other non-communicable diseases.
The rally travelled through major areas of the town and informed people about several non-communicable diseases as well as their diagnosis and treatment through banners and posters. Collector Ashutosh Awasthi flagged off the rally. Chief medical and health officer Dr SK Saral, NSD nodal officer Dr Atul Pavanikar, RMO Dr MS Gausar, district health officer Dr Ashok Verma, cancer chemotherapy in charge Dr Tariq Ahmed and all the program officers were present on the occasion.