October 22, 2018
On October 18, 2018 at V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University the action "Paint October in pink", dedicated to the day of fighting with breast cancer, was held. The event was organized by the team of the local representative office of the Ukrainian Medical Students’ Association (UMSA) with the support of the Student Scientific Society of the School of Medicine, Trade Union of Students of the V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University in the framework of the program "Student Health".
The campaign "Paint October in Pink" is the first action in the framework of the women's health project «Healthy woman is a healthy nation!».
The main purpose of the event was the awareness of prevention, risk factors, and self-examination of early diagnosis of the disease. Desirous got comfortable, structured information about the methods of self-examination, as well as opportunity to learn from the organizers where to get a free examination, consultation with mammologist and mammogram.
The UMSA-Karazin team expresses gratitude for the help in organizing of the action to active participants of the action: V. Shepel, K. Stokaz, O. Delich, Y. Zhadan, T. Sazonova, and L. Kharchenko.