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Updated: Dec 7, 2018

DLI speaks with students of Monsignor Shaumba High School about breast cancer

On Saturdays November 10 and 17, 2018, the IDD spoke with nearly 700 young girls, students of the Lycée Mgr Shaumba in Kinshasa, on breast cancer as part of the October-Rose 2018 campaign.


The president Mrs. Albertine Diangana and Dr. Christian Tshidibu, Doctor at the Hospital of Kintambo, made, in turn, presentations of 15 minutes each to 11 groups of students. Starting from the motto "Observe - Palpate - Pinch .- and in case of doubts Consult a doctor ", they explained to them using posters to recognize the symptoms of breast cancer, and made demonstrations on the practical applications of this motto.


At the end of each presentation, the pupils encouraged to ask questions, in large numbers approached the members of the DLI in order to obtain answers to the questions on the causes of the disease, the hereditary aspect and the existing treatments.

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Some even shared personal experiences of the disease. More than twenty, those who believe they have one of the symptoms have confided their concerns to us in private. Seizing this opportunity, the president and Dr. Tshidibu encouraged the students to adopt healthy lifestyle habits regarding their diet and cosmetic products used. DLI closed their visit to the high school by calling on students to become Pink Ribbon Bearers by continuing to relay information about breast cancer.