Wellness day

Right: Techiah September, from the network, doing a spiritual dance at the event.

The Mitchell’s Plain Network Opposing Abuse and the University of the Western Cape held a wellness day at the Beaconvale Frailcare Centre on Wednesday October 5. The event focused on lung cancer, breast cancer, diabetes, prostate cancer, ageing and heart health. Network manager, Mareldea Sonday said the aim was to create health awareness among residents and encourage them look after themselves, to do examinations and, health checks. Reporter KAYLYNN PALM was at the event.