Robi, MILVIK observe World Breast Cancer awareness month


The leading digital service provider of the country, Robi, and MILVIK Bangladesh is jointly observing the World Breast Cancer awareness month, October in Chattogram.

As part of the commitment to raise awareness of the disease three-day breast awareness and health camps were offered in CNB, Bayjid and Pahartoli areas of Chattogram and a live Facebook Q&A was held on October 13, last.

Breast cancer accounts for around 12 percent of all cancers in Bangladesh and around a quarter of female cancers. Breast cancer awareness and recognizing the signs and symptoms of breast cancer early can help save lives.

Specialist doctors were on hand to offer awareness tips on breast cancer and general doctors provided free health checkups to 3000 members of the community.

Activities including quizzes, game shows, selfie contest & a message board were arranged to engage the crowd, where in message board it had, many powerful voices around breast cancer awareness.

To continue to spread awareness of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer during October Associate Professor Obstetrics & Gynecology, Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College & Hospital, Dr Ruhi Jakaria gave a live awareness talk and Q&A session on Facebook, to raise awareness on this disease.

My Health Family Pack, an innovative mobile health & hospital cash-back product, offers hospitalization cash-back facility of up to 30,000 taka along with unlimited access to quality medical advice from qualified doctors for themselves and their family members by calling 21216 for just 60 taka per month. The hospitalization cash-back facility is underwritten by Protective Islami Life Insurance Limited.

The event also helped to demonstrate the way Robi's My Health service makes a difference to people's lives in reality through handing over claim cheques to beneficiaries of the users of the service.

Md. Saifuddin Khaled, number four ward counsellor of Chandgaon, Md. Mobarok Ali, number seven, ward counsellor of west sholoshohor and S M Arshad Ullah, number 25 ward counsellor inaugurated the health camps in Chattogram.