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Breast surgeon and Padma Shri awardee Raghu Ram receives honour from Professor President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand

Meha Kumari
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  • 14 Jul, 2019 1:09 pm
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Well-known breast surgeon and Padma Shri awardee Raghu Ram received the honour from Professor Tanaphon Maipang, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand, at the 44th annual congress of the Royal College in Pattaya. He has been conferred the Honorary Fellowship in recognition of his bold vision coupled with an intense body of work that has paved the way for improving the delivery of breast healthcare in India. Over 2,000 delegates from all over Thailand and world-renowned surgeons from 20 countries are participating in the scientific congress. Over 3,600 healthcare workers employed with the government were trained to perform clinical breast examination, a practical, pragmatic & cost-effective screening method. They reached out to 200,000 underprivileged women, spread across 4,000 villages in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, between 2012 and 2016.

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