Daffodil Cancer Education and Awareness Workshop

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by Marie Kauna – EMTV Online, Port Moresby

The Daffodil Campaign is a month long event that occurs in August. It is to signify the importance of living a healthy life free with a particular focus on  Early cancer detection and prevention in Papua New Guinea.

An event to highlight the high death toll in PNG is a two day cancer awareness and education workshop that will be held at the Royal Papua New Guinea Yacht Club on the 7th and the 14th of August.

The workshop will see health educators disseminate vital information on cancer causes, early signs and symptoms, and detection and prevention measures that can help one avoid the risk of acquiring cancer.

In a press statement, PNG Cancer Foundation CEO, Dadi Toka Jnr urged the public to participate to know how collectively there can be support to fight the illness.

The workshop is available only in Port Moresby and residents are urged to register in order to participate – registration is free.

For those interested, you can contact PNG Cancer Foundation on 180 2009 or email programs@cancerfoundation.org.pg to register.

Source: PNG Cancer Foundation 

Marie Kauna

Graduated at the University of Papua New Guinea in 2014. She is a member of EMTV Online and is proud to be working within such a dedicated team.

Marie Kauna

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