Community Project on Oral cancer Awareness and Prevention

Inauguration of the ‚ÄúCommunity Project on Oral cancer Awareness and Prevention‚ÄĚ conducted by the Cancer Care Service (CCS) together with the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of Faculty of Dental Sciences was held on Thursday the 26th of January 2017 at 9.30 am at the CPC hall of the Faculty of Dental Sciences. This project was sponsored by the Rotary club of Kandy and Alnwik, UK. Prof. W.M. Thilakaratne, the Dean, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Rtn. Prof Joy Palmer Cooper, Rtn. Prof. David Cooper, Rotary District Governor of Sri Lanka Rtn. Senaka Amarasinghe, several Rotarians, representatives from different voluntary organizations, medical staff from National Cancer Care Programme and Primary care organizations and staff from the University and the Ministry of Health attended the programme. Mrs. Kamila Rasheed, the project co-ordinator of CCS summarised the project to the gathering and a press briefing was also held at the end of the programme