World Cancer Day – Paarl provincial Hospital
On 04 February 2015, the CANSA Boland, Wellington office, reached out to the staff of Paarl Provincial hospital with awareness about CANSA and cancer.
An exhibition was put up in the staff’s tea room, the target group was medical staff as well as administration staff of Paarl Hospital. Sister Elsabe Coetzee did clinical breast examinations in an available emergency room at Paarl Hospital. CANSA will liaise with Paarl Hospital and the option of doing a Women’s Health project together was also discussed.
The clinical staff was also informed about the smokelyzer, an awareness tool that are used to detect the percentage carbon monoxide in your lungs.