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"Pink October" .. «hearts optimistic» fighting breast cancer

2019-10-07T22:09:39.765Z

In conjunction with the “Pink October”, the International Month of Breast Cancer Awareness, Sharjah Ladies Club announced the organization of the “Pink Forum” event under the slogan “optimistic hearts, integrated health”, for the first time, during the period from 10 to 12, from 4 pm to 4 pm 10 pm, in order to promote awareness



In conjunction with the “Pink October”, the International Month of Breast Cancer Awareness, Sharjah Ladies Club announced the organization of the “Pink Forum” event under the slogan “optimistic hearts, integrated health”, for the first time, during the period from 10 to 12, from 4 pm to 4 pm 10pm, to increase women's awareness of the importance of early detection of breast cancer and motivate them to adopt a healthy and healthy lifestyle.

During the event, which will be held in conjunction with the Pink Caravan march, the club offers a comprehensive breast cancer awareness program at the club's beach lounge, which includes free examinations, x-rays (Mammograms) starting from 2 pm, in addition to a bazaar including fashion and jewelry, in addition to orientation sessions. On how to conduct a self-examination, a participatory program includes fitness classes, awareness lectures, workshops, and health discussion sessions by a group of experts.

In addition to awareness activities, the program includes a hair donation to support cancer patients and survivors, as well as healthy cooking events, which offer a variety of healthy dishes, live music, enthusiastic contests and competitive prizes.

Khawla Al Serkal, Director General of Sharjah Ladies Club, said: “We are organizing the Pink Forum to raise awareness among women and girls of different age groups about the early symptoms of breast cancer and to encourage them to undergo the necessary medical examinations, with an emphasis on breast cancer. He added that they will be able to express their support for this important global issue in line with the club's mission to build a safe and healthy society in Sharjah and the UAE in general.

Al-Serkal added: “Sharjah Ladies Club is keen to consolidate its leading role in supporting women and its abilities and is committed to serving as a platform to raise awareness of breast cancer in the women's community, and therefore organizes many events, educational seminars and fitness activities for women and women annually.”

Al Serkal pointed out that part of the proceeds of this event will support the efforts of the Pink Caravan, the leading national campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer, which roams the seven emirates annually to educate members of the community about breast cancer, and provide free medical examinations to citizens and residents in the country.

Dr. Sawsan Al Madi, Director General of the Friends of Cancer Patients Association, said: “Since its establishment, the Sharjah Ladies Club has been supporting the efforts of the Pink Caravan by hosting awareness activities for the ladies community, including the Pink Forum, which coincides with the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is an ideal opportunity to highlight the importance of early screening for breast cancer, and to enhance the chances of treatment and recovery from early detection. I would like to thank Sharjah Ladies Club for organizing this community event and invite everyone in the UAE to support our mission and goals by participating in these awareness events offered by the Pink Caravan. ”

Al Majaz Waterfront, a tourist and family entertainment destination in the Emirate of Sharjah, is participating in the “Reassurance” Campaign organized by the Primary Health Care Department of the Ministry of Health and Community Protection in Sharjah on Thursday. 4:30 to 7:30 pm, during which she offers a number of free tests, health prevention guidelines and cancer awareness.

Throughout October, the facilities and corridors of the facade and dancing fountain are adorned with pink lights symbolizing the theme of the World Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with the aim of raising community awareness about the disease and promoting healthy culture, providing information on the importance of early detection of breast and cervical cancer, and ways and means of prevention, and detection. About its risk factors.

The free tests offered by the facade include breast cancer screening, cervical cancer screening, blood glucose and blood pressure tests, and cholesterol screening, to emphasize the importance of periodic tests in the diagnosis of diseases, and to encourage steps to face cancer in its early stages.

Marwa Obaid Al Shamsi, General Manager of Al Majaz Waterfront, said: “The participation of Al Majaz Waterfront in this event reflects our social responsibility and our keenness to integrate institutional work on health awareness issues and promote positive lifestyles among the UAE community.” Al Shamsi invited all members of the UAE community and visitors to Al Majaz Waterfront to participate in the 'Reassurance' campaign, conduct (free) tests to support this important issue, and raise community awareness of the importance of early and ongoing screening.

Free check-ups, x-rays, starting at 2pm, plus a bazaar with fashion and jewelery.

The initiatives aim to raise community awareness about the disease and provide information on the importance of early detection of breast cancer.

Source: emara

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