Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Public Health Awareness Campaign

Public Health Awareness Campaign for Stomach Cancer and Colorectal Cancer
Sunday, 21 June 2009.
Organised by Senior Citizens' Association, Penang.

Launching of Free FOBT (Faecal Occult Blood Test) Screening for Colorectal Cancer by NCSM Penang.

Venue: Caring Society Complex (Kompleks Masyarakat Penyayang), Scotland Road (see map).

8.00 am - 9.30 am:
Registration of patients (including distribution of FOBT kits)
Free Blood Test for H. pylori bacteria
Light breakfast

9.30 am - 10.00 am:
Speeches by Mr Lawrence Cheah, Dato' William Ng Jit Thye and YB Phee Boon Poh

10.00 am - 10.30 am: Talk on Colorectal Cancer by Datuk Dr Robert Ding

10.30 am - 11.00 am: Talk on Stomach Cancer by Dr Peter Lee

11.00 am - 11.30 am:
Short talk on FOBT by Dr Lely Lubna Alaydrus (representing NCSM)
Video presentation on how to collect stool sample for FOBT by Mr James Loo (Nagase)

11.30 am - 12.00 pm: Light refreshments (snacks)

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