Pinktober 2023 commits to over 2500 free mammograms – Guyana Times
GTT, in collaboration with the Health Ministry and several non-governmental cancer support organisations, will offer more than 2500 free mammograms to members of the public who qualify.
The mammograms will be offered by The Cancer Institute, St Joseph Mercy Hospital, and the Dr Balwant Singh Hospital, GTT said on Wednesday.
Woodlands Hospital is also offering free assistance. It has provided in excess of 40 cancer screenings to the public through the Pinktober 2023 initiative, inclusive of breast ultrasound, pap smears, H&E, PSAs, and colonoscopy screening, contributing significantly to early detection efforts. Dr Vilas Gobin, Managing Director of Woodlands Ltd, said that the company’s commitment was in keeping with its mission. “Our mission has always been to prioritise the well-being of our community. We are proud to be part of this collective effort, and we will continue to support cancer awareness and early detection in Guyana,” Dr Gobin declared.
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