In conjunction with the International Women’s Day on 8th March 2017 in recognising women of all ages that contributed to the family and society, Nasa City by Nasa Land Sdn. Bhd. in partnership with National Population and Family Development Board (LPPKN) hosted Super Woman’s Day to celebrate and pamper the ladies attending with a bunch of activities and health talks.
During the two day event, there were several talk sessions on cancer related issues, kidney diseases, and skin care, paired with Zumba dance, branded bags sale, kids’ arts and crafts and blood donation while the lady visitors were entitled to enjoy a free massage, manicure and complimentary ice-cream to cool off.
A limited number of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccinations done by LPPKN received an overwhelming response on the first day.
“The State Government has allocated 3500 HPV vaccinations for single women born from 1990 to 1996 in Johor since early January and finished within a month period. Most of the public were concerned and aware of the vaccination especially through social media platform. This year marks its third year of operation in giving out free vaccination as it is to protect against HPV types that leads to cervical cancer,” said Acting Director of LPPKN Johor, Zakiah Md Noh at the event.
Also, the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development opened a mammogram subsidy registration, limited to 12000 women nationwide with several conditions such as between the ages of 40 to 70 years old and a household income of below RM10000.