On 27th October, 2017, the Indian Public Library Movement (IPLM) and its partners in collaboration with the Medanta - The Medicity conducted the fourth health awareness session on General Oncology. Dr Tejinder Kataria, Chairperson, Medanta Cancer Institute is the resource person for the session.
This session was live webcast at the following public libraries: 1) T S Central State Library - Chandigarh, 2) Amirudduala Public Library - Lucknow, 3) U P State Central Library - Allahabad, 4) Rajasthan State Central Library - Jaipur, 5) Kota Divisional Library - Kota, 6) Faizabad District Library, 7) Pratapgarh District Library, 8) Etawah District Library, 9) Jhansi District Library, 10) Hardoi District Library, 11) Varanasi District Library, 12) Amritsar District Library, 13) Punjab Central State Library - Patiala, 14) Pune Marathi Granthalaya.
Dr. Kataria made a detailed presentation on the status of cancer in India, the causes, symptoms, types, treatment, etc., in Hindi. After a detailed presentation, the doctor clarified doubts of the participants. More than 550 library users got benefited from the session. The local media in most of locations covered the session and appreciated it.