Crime, Education, Health, Karimnagar, National, Telangana

Awareness programme on cancer conducted at GDC women

SHE and Cyber Crime police also educate students

KARIMNAGAR, FEBRUARY 07, 2024: The Health Club and Women empowerment Cell (WEC) of Government Degree College for Women in Karimnagar town conducted a cancer awareness seminar on the college premises on Wednesday.

Senior gyneacologist from Prathima institute of medical scienes (PIMS) Dr Madhavi empowered the girl students on various types of cancer including cervical cancer. She explained detection of cervical cancer through pap smear tests. She said that early detection of cancer was curable and educated about the availability of vaccines.

She said the reason for the spread of the disease was that people did not pay attention to their diet nor did they take necessary precautions. She educated the students to maintain a healthy diet and regular physical activities to stay healthy and strong.

SHE teams awareness

At another programme, Women police station inspector Srilatha launched an awareness campaign for the girl students of the college on SHE teams to prevent eve-teasing and sexual harassment etc. She informed the students not to share personal information on social media and use mobile phones judiciously. She informed the students to approach the SHE teams for any assistance of dial for assistance round the clock.

Awareness on cybercrimes

Cyber Crime inspector Wasim Akram enlightened the girl students on various types of cyber crimes and cautioned the students to be wary of fake calls and messages. Stating that the cybercrime had become a big problem and was increasing rapidly, he said that use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and deep fake videos are also increasing.

He informed the students not to respond to unidentified friendship requests in social media and not to share email and bank account details to strangers and click any links in the mail. Principal T Sree Lakshmi, Women empower cell coordinator N Sangeetha Rani, Health club coordinator Jyothirmayi, and other faculty members were also present.

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