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Cervical Cancer Screening Workshops in Northeast India
Cervical cancer is perhaps the only cancer which if detected in the pre-cancer stage and intervened properly, can be treated with success. But due to the lack of any major effort on public education and in absence of organized cervical screening programmes at the national level, the disease is generally detected at an advance stage in 70 - 95% cases in different centres, when curative treatment is not so successful. One of the major reasons, beside financial constraints, is the unavailability of trained manpower in the field of early detection and treatment of cervical cancer.

The main objective of these Workshops is to provide training in the Methods and Techniques of detecting early lesions of Cervical Cancer and its treatment to in-service clinicians drawn from District Hospitals and Medical Colleges in the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.
Workshop (2009)

Community-based Health Assessment & Workshop on Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening & Management in Meghalaya


Collaborator: Department of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Meghalaya
Workshop Coordinator: Prof. Maqsood Siddiqi (CFI, Kolkata) & Dr. A S Kynjing (Dept. of H & FW, Meghalaya)
Supported by: Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
Participants: Gynaecologists, Pathologists, Surgeons & Radiologists of Meghalaya state
Date: 16 - 18 March, 2009
Venue: Ganesh Das Hospital, Shillong
Workshop (2007)

Community-based Health Assessment and Cervical Cancer Screening for women in Mizoram


Collaborator: Department of Hospital & Medical Education, Govt. of Mizoram
Workshop Coordinator: M Siddiqi (CFI) & D Barua (Dept of H & M Education)
Supported by:
Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India & Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Ministry of  Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India
Participants: Gynaecologists and Pathologists from all Mizoram state
Date: 5 - 7 November, 2007
Venue: Civil Hospital, Aizawl, Mizoram
Workshop (2006)

Cervical Screening, Pathology and Management of Cervical Pre-cancer for North East India


Collaborator: Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati, Assam
Workshop Coordinator: M Siddiqi (CFI) & Amal C Kataki (BBCI)
Supported by: Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India
Participants: Gynaecologists and Pathologists from Assam and other Northeastern states
Date: 27 - 29 April, 2006
Venue: Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati, Assam
Workshop (2005)

Cervical Cancer Prevention in North East India


Collaborator: Sikkiim - Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Gangtok, Sikkim
Workshop Coordinator: M Siddiqi (CFI) & Amlan Gupta (SMIMS)
Supported by: Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India
Participants: Gynaecologists and Pathologists from all Northeastern states
Date: 26 - 28 May, 2005
Venue: Sikkiim - Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Gangtok, Sikkim