DUBAI: The Pink Caravan efficiently accomplished its experience from Sharjah to Abu Dhabi to boost consciousness about breast most cancers and unfold a message of hope amongst all residents of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The marketing campaign was launched in 2011 underneath the patronage of Ruler of Sharjah Dr Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi and spouse Sharjah Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi.
Speaking to The Information Worldwide, Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi stated that the Pink Caravan Journey has helped the society to not solely create consciousness about breast most cancers but in addition present sufferers with free well being care amenities.
She stated that increasingly most cancers sufferers are being scanned for early detention of the illness. She identified that instances of most cancers have decreased tremendously because of the initiative.
On the finish of a ten-day marketing campaign, the seventh Pink Caravan Experience (PCR) broke its earlier data by providing free screenings, mammograms and professional medical recommendation to 7,108 individuals, the very best in its seven-yr historical past.
The numbers embrace 5,991 ladies and 1,117 males, who have been acquired at 123 clinics working in seven emirates by a staff of sixty five medical specialists.
Many Pakistani docs have been additionally a part of the marketing campaign. Explaining about her position, Dr Sumaiya advised The Information Worldwide that she is proud to be a part of the marketing campaign and wished to launch the Pink Caravan marketing campaign in Pakistan as nicely, to offer underprivileged ladies with the required info and amenities relating to the illness.
The closing ceremony was held on the Zayed Sports activities Metropolis in Abu Dhabi, within the presence of UAE Minister of Tradition and Information Improvement Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan. He thanked Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi for her efforts in addressing the difficulty.
Reem bin Karam, Chairperson of the Larger Organising Committee of the Pink Caravan Experience, knowledgeable The Information Worldwide that the marketing campaign has develop into a singular nationwide instance of group engagement. “We meet tonight to conclude the Pink Caravan Journey. In truth, we’re all right here to resume our spirits for an additional march of hope,” she stated.
On the closing ceremony, a ten-minute brief movie was proven that captured the essence of the yr’s journey throughout the seven emirates, elevating consciousness about breast most cancers.
The seventh PCR witnessed many firsts. Seven fastened clinics have been inaugurated within the seven emirates, which provided free screenings to 2,699 sufferers. Their charity fundraiser, Pink Chew, bought one burger for $10,000; the very best sum of money ever paid for a burger. A youngsters’s journey was organised for the primary time within the marketing campaign’s historical past, to sensitise youth concerning the dangers and cures of most cancers from an early age.
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