A session in progress during the Childhood Cancer International Asia Conference in Abu Dhabi.
The UAE-based civil society organisation, Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) is hosting a series of events and initiatives to foster greater public awareness about childhood cancer throughout September, the Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Despite massive distractions as a consequence of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), digitalisation, yet more importantly, the drive, dedication and selflessness of individuals concerned with the cancer-stricken/survivors and programmes, have remained dependable.
Deadly cancer is not impossible to defeat and overcome, according to an Abu Dhabi resident for 13 years until Nov. 2020 who has survived all the inconveniences of the disease for 18 years now.
Nine hundred sixty-eight authorities as well as supporters of local and international programmes against the rise of cervical cancer, caused by the highly transmittable Human Papillomavirus (HPV), have affirmed their commitment to the “Second Sharjah Declaration on Cervical Cancer 2021.”
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed expressed his thanks to Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad for his congratulations and the sincere fraternal feelings he showed, wishing the brotherly State of Qatar and its people further progress and development.
Sheikh Sultan’s statement reads, “The Ruler of Sharjah congratulates Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his appointment as Vice President."
Sheikh Mohammed said, “I congratulate my brothers Sheikh Hazaa, Sheikh Tahnoun, Sheikh Mansour and Sheikh Khaled Bin Mohamed for the confidence in the President of the State. In you and your brothers, the leaders of the new generation, the march continues.”