Bali International Women’s Association (BIWA) in partnership with PAR5 Golf and Rumah Sehat held a “Tribuana Health Day” at Tribuana Village in Karangasem on 6 May 2017. YRS participated in this event to provide Sexual and Reproductive Health services such as Pap tests, Lab test for STIs, breast examinations, and general health checks.
The event featured breast examinations by Bali Pink Ribbon, audiology tests by Yayasan Peduli Kemanusiaan, diabetes checks, optometry checks by Siloam Hospital as well as dental and general health checks by many doctors. Puspadi Bali staff met people and explored the village to seek out anyone who needed support.
During this mobile clinic, YRS saw 88 clients. 52 clients received lab tests for STIs, gave 22 clients Pap tests, three clients received HIV test and 21 clients received breast examinations. BIWA also gave beautiful bags filled with assorted soaps, shampoo, sanitary pads, towels and mixed goodies to each woman undergoing a Pap smear test.
Seminar session was facilitated by Dr Wayan Widiana, Sp.B Onk, an Oncologist doctors from Sanglah Hospital and Dr Sari. They are delivered information about early detection of breast cancer and breast self-examinations. Adult women of all ages are encouraged to perform breast self-examinations at least once a month. The participant was very enthusiastic to demonstrate breast self-examination using a breast phantom.