Early cancer detection is saving lives in Sri Lanka
More than 20,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed every year in Sri Lanka, and many of them prove fatal. The Rotary Club of Colombo, Sri Lanka, set out 10 years ago to save some of those lives by establishing the Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Centre. In partnership with the National Cancer Control Programme and the Ministry of Health, the center in Colombo has screened more than 35,000 patients, mostly low-income, and detected more than 7,500 cases of abnormalities that required further investigation. The Rotary Club of Birmingham, Alabama, USA, donated a mammography and ultrasound...
Dear Fellow Zones 28-29 Rotarians,
Welcome to our new website. We hope you take advantage of the multiple opportunities and information available on the site. It is a thrill to be able to share so much in such a concise manner.
I would also encourage you to link www.zones28-29.org to your District websites. We promise the information available will be of assistance to all the Rotarians we serve.
We need to continue to engage all of our members in our organization's strategic goals. Our website offers information on membership attraction and engagement through our vibrant Rotary Clubs. It has information to assist us in the ongoing support of OUR Rotary Foundation through our generous contributions and continued participation in Global and District Grants that are changing the lives of millions of people. And, our website can assist our members in sharing their Rotary stories to our internal and external audiences.
Please take the time to browse through the website. It will help make each of us stronger Rotarians. And, I hope your pride in YOUR Rotary membership will grow with every visit.
Mary Beth Growney Selene, RI Director 2013-15, Zones 28 and 29