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Breast Self Exam (BSE) - simple 5 Steps

Step 1
Look at your breasts in the mirror with your shoulders straight and your arms on your hips. Look for --usual size, shape, and color --evenly shaped breast without visible distortion or swelling.

Step 2 and 3
Raise your arms and look for changes.
You can squeeze each nipple between your finger and thumb and check for discharge (this could be a milky or yellow fluid or blood)

Step 4
Feel your breasts while lying down, using your right hand to feel your left breast and then your left hand to feel your right breast.- Cover the entire
breast from top to bottom, side to side.

Step 5
Feel your breasts while you are standing or sitting. Cover your entire breast, using the same movements described in Step 4


For more information on Breast Self Exam download Kiswahili version of the BSE bronchure 



The cardinal messages are as listed below:

  1. Reduce frequent intake of sugared foods and drinks
  2. Brush your teeth with Fluoridated tooth paste in the morning and before going to bed at night
  3. Avoid tobacco use, both smoking and snuffing
  4. Prevent injuries by observing traffic rules, play safe games
  5. Dental check-up at least once a year especially for children is important to see how the dentition is fairing (check for new and old lesions as well as arrangement of teeth)
  6. Persistent ulcers should be reported to the clinic

IMPORTANT: To Visit a Dentist/Dental Clinic at Least Once a Year for Oral Health Check-Up


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Aim of this activity was to sensitize the community on the importance of male involvement in improving reproductive and child health More Gallery