THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Around 300 selected women delegates from various Central government organisations, banks and colleges across the city will take part in a day-long seminar on women’s health organised by HLL Lifecare Ltd in partnership with the Community Medicine Department of Government Medical College here on Friday.
Eminent medical professionals from the city will speak on subjects including preventing breast and cervical cancers, nutrition, contraception and menstrual hygiene at the WOW (World of Women) programme which will be held at Sargam Auditorium on HLL’s Peroorkada factory premises.
Additional Director General of Police R Sreelekha will inaugurate the seminar and HLL Chairman and Managing Director M Ayyappan will preside over the function. Regional Cancer Centre assistant professor Kalavathy will speak on the precautions to be taken against cervical cancer and breast cancer. A lecture on ‘Contraception and dysfunctional bleeding’ will be delivered by Corporate Research and Development Centre, HLL Lifecare Ltd scientist G Rajmohan.
Nutrition specialist and state programme officer of Health Directorate Dr Anitha Mohan will handle a session on ‘Healthy eating habits.’ Dr Hema from the Gynaecology Department of Government Medical College and Dr Susmitha Priyadarsini Otta of Ayurvedic Research Institute will speak on menstrual hygiene in two separate sessions.