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Marwari Yuva Manch plans to link 1 lakh people with cancer awareness campaign


Jamshedpur, August 19: Marwari Yuva Manch Jharkhand region has plans to make around 1 lakh people of the region aware of cancer.

Around 62 units of the manch present in the region will run a campaign ‘Mission Jagrati’. Till date the manch through its 700 units organised 150 free cancer check-up camps and benefited 26934 people at the national level and through these camps 291 suspected patients have been identified.

Most of the suspected are from Bihar and Jharkhand. The identified patients have been provided consultation for further treatment. In the first phase 12 camps were held in Jharkhand and next phase will begin in the state from December.

‘Move India’ campaign will also begin in the region in December and artificial organs transplant will be done among the needful in the rural areas. This was informed by Prakash Sharma, Provincial Coordinator, Information and Public Relation, Marwari Yuva Manch.

Addressing a press conference at a city hotel on Friday, Sharma said, the second regional meeting of Manch’s working committee will be held on August 21 at Dumka. The meeting will focus on to transform the ambulances service into mobile clinic and to give wide base to the female fetus protection campaign through ‘Muskan’ campaign.

Sharma further said, Jamshedpur unit of the region has made a record by collecting 415 units of the blood while the Steel city unit collected 236 units to remain at number 2. Around 75 percent units of the region are organising blood donation camps and other branches are also been made aware of the same. The Manch will also organise series of free camps for complex diseases for which talks are on with the top hospitals of the country.

‘Marwari Yuva Manch is country’s first voluntary organization through which mobile van service with technologically advanced equipments are being provided. The van has been donated by famous industrialist of Jharkhand, Chaibasa resident Nandlal Rungta which has been built at a cost of Rs 2 crore and the Runta group has proposed to provide the manch with 4 more mobile vans’, added Sharma.

At the press meet Mantu Agarwal, Arun Kumar Gupta, Krishna Agarwal and others were present.

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