National campaign against cancer to run for five days in Darkhan-UulSociety
Darkhan-Uul /MONTSAME/ Khan Bank Foundation, the National Cancer Center and Mongolian National Broadcaster have been jointly running a campaign against cancer, involving targeted groups in the screening for early detection.
An opening of the campaign took place today in Darkhan-Uul aimag to run for five days or until June 15. During the five-day campaign in Darkhan-Uul aimag, targeted groups will be involved in preventative check-ups and screening alongside providing the public with information on prevention of cancer and conducting professional training to physicians and health workers.
The campaign team crossed over 70 thousand kilometers in the past eight years, involving more than 120 thousand citizens in complete preventative screening and performing about 600 urgent surgeries. Moreover, they gave professional training to over 10 thousand physicians and health workers.
The Khan Bank Foundation, co-implementer of the campaign, rendered funding worth over MNT 1.1 billion in the past period.
Khuvsgul aimag is the next province where the national campaign against cancer will be run from June 17.