Doha- 3 November, 2018, Al Emadi Hospital, Organized last Wednesday Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign in honor of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month that takes place in the month of October of every year .
The participation in the initiative was through an awareness campaign held at the Outpatient Clinics building at Al Emadi Hospital in the presence of the Hospital’s staff, patients, families and their children.
The highlights of the event included screening videos about breast cancer – in addition to distribution of flyers about the ways to detect it, and emphasis on the importance of early detection. Large number participated in the activity, not only from Al Emadi Hospital’s healthcare providers and staff but also from patients.
The Dieticians of Al Emadi Hospital also participated in the campaign by providing participants with valuable information to raise awareness and educate them about the signs and symptoms of breast cancer as well as the immediate call to action, in addition to the importance of a healthy diet and lifestyle as a protective measure against breast cancer.
Dr. Mohamed Abdulla Al Emadi, Chairman and Senior Consultant General and Laparoscopic and Bariatric surgery at Al Emadi Hospital said: “The campaign aims to help spread awareness on the importance of early detection of the disease. Breast Cancer is increasing in the world and early detection and prevention is of great importance and this campaign intends to get this message across to the community. We encourage all women to make all the necessary tests to help detect the disease in the early stages of development where treatment interventions can be at their most successful.”
Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer.
Breast cancer awareness month is a yearly campaign that intend educate people about the importance of early screening, test and more. This campaign starts on October 1st and ends on October 31st every year.