1. To raise awareness on Breast cancer.
2. To raise fund for needy Cancer patients.
1. Needy Cancer Patients.
On the Breast Cancer awareness month, Nepal cancer survivors society along with National cancer Hospital, SIPWIN and Cancer Care Nepal organized a Walkathon on 19th october to raise awareness on Breast Cancer and support the needy cancer patients.
The event registration started at around 7:30 AM. There were 11 members from RaC Dillibazar who volunteered in the event.After finishing the registration, walkathon started from the premises of National Cancer Hospital,Jawalakhel at 8:00 A.M. and the finish point of the walkathon was Patan durbar square. The walkathon route was Jawalakhel-Pulchok-Patan Durbar Square. The participants started their walk holding the banner, along with playcards that focused on importance of breast cancer screening,awareness and pink balloons throughout the event. After reaching the end point of Walkathon,Patan Durbar Square, event organizers put forward their talks on breast cancer. Doctors were also present in the Walkathon who shared about early signs of detecting breast cancer. They gave brief information on breast cancer and also motivated the breast cancer survivors by doing Zumba at the end of the event.
The event ended at around 10 A.M along with information flow regarding Pink Zumba Party happening on 26th October,inorder to raise fund for needy cancer patients.