The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Lautoka Campus collaborated with the Lautoka Rotary Club in hosting the Pinktober Health Walk.
USP Lautoka Campus Director, Dr Pramila Devi thanked everyone who came out for the walk and the fundraising campaign.
“Not only is this a walk for cancer awareness and fundraising, but it’s also a walk for health and wellness,” Dr Devi explained.
She emphasised the significance of health and wellbeing, encouraging everyone in attendance to keep walking and exercising on a regular basis to stay healthy.
Following a warm-up, everyone proceeded to walk the 7.5-kilometer route. All of the participants came dressed in various colors of pink and with a sincere commitment to the cause. A total of $500 was handed over to the representative from Fiji Cancer Society, Mrs Margaret Rounds.
Mrs Rounds, while thanking everyone, shared the work the Fiji Cancer Society undertakes from the donations received.
The administration and staff at the USP Lautoka Campus are grateful to everyone who helped make the Pinktober Saturday Morning Walk a success.
Pinktober which is the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month concludes today.