Free medical camp to check prevalence of Cervical Cancer organised for female personnel in Moga
MOGA, March 13, 2020: The district police in collaboration with DMCH Cancer Care Centre and American Oncology Institute conducted a Pap Smear test for the Moga police female personnel at Gomti Thapar Hospital here. Pap Smear test was conducted to check the prevalence of Cervical Cancer in Women.
Divulging the details, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Moga Harmanbir Singh Gill said that as many as 59 female personnel from constable rank up to inspector rank were screened and had undergone Pap Smear test for early detection of cervical cancer. Simranjeet Kaur Gill, wife of SSP Moga and Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP special branch and criminal intelligence) Harpinder Kaur Gill played an important role in organising this camp and arranging Pap Smear test to be conducted free of cost for the Moga police female personnel.
Dr Neeraj Godara from American oncology department of Hero DMC, Ludhiana under the NYLA Scheme in collaboration with Dr Neelu Thapar Kaura from Gomti Thapar Hospital Moga, an institution founded by Dr Rabinder Thapar conducted the tests.
The Pap Smear kits were provided under the NYLA Scheme. This was the first of its kind initiative taken up by the district police in Moga.
Meanwhile, the Pap Smear test is conducted to check the prevalence of cervical cancer in women caused by human papilloma virus (HPV). PAP SMAER test should be taken up by all women once in three years to prevent and detect the occurrence of cervical cancer, a very deadly disease in women.