Dr. Susovana Nair wins prestigious ‘She the Change – Nari Udyami Award 2019’

Dr. Susovana Sujit Nair, a renowned Medical Oncologist working in Kuwait, was accorded the prestigious ‘She the Change – Nari Udyami Award 2019’ at an event held on the sidelines of the 15th Pravasi Bharathiya Divas that took place in Varanasi on 21–23 January. She is a renowned public figure in Kuwait, who is currently employed at the Department of Medical Oncology Kuwait Cancer Control Center.

The ‘She the Change: Nari Udyami Award’ event honors accomplished women for their work related to women’s empowerment. Dr. Susovana is the joint-community-secretary of Indian Doctors Forum (IDF) Kuwait, and is well-regarded for leading many medical seminars and workshops to raise awareness among the expatriate community in Kuwait about breast cancer.

She has also delivered lectures and led awareness campaigns in schools, voluntary organizations and worked with the underprivileged sections of the society. She has also been a part of various medical health camps organized by Indian associations in Kuwait, and has been a driving force in improving cancer awareness, particularly breast cancer.

Other ways in which she has helped the Indian community in Kuwait is by organizing screening camps that also function as informative sessions for ladies to highlight the importance of regular check-ups, regular self- breast examination and spreading information on breast cancer. Another important achievement is her collaboration with NGO’s in India to help their various outreach programs that emphasize the importance of ‘Early detection, Better cure’