In observation of International Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Al Majaz Waterfront in Sharjah — a tourist, family and leisure destination, has confirmed it will be bringing the UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention’s ‘Etmenan’ campaign, to the destination on October 10, from 4:30 – 7:30 pm.
The 10th Pink Caravan Ride (PCR) reached the halfway mark on Sunday successfully taking the message of the importance of regular screenings and early detection of breast cancer to Fujairah. PCR’s 21 km equine route was flagged off at the Fujairah Beach and ended at the Khor Fakkan Hospital, once again resulting in strong community engagement with the residents of the northern emirate.
As a young, 16-year-old Emirati student Malath Al Ameri mounted on horseback on Thursday gearing up for her role as an equestrian volunteer on the last leg of the 10th edition of Pink Caravan Ride (PCR) in Abu Dhabi,
With a record 11,077 free breast cancer screenings, the 10th edition of the Pink Caravan Ride (PCR) has concluded its 10-day trek across the seven emirates of the UAE, raising awareness on the importance of early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer, its prevention and risk factors.
Umm Al Quwain (UAQ) Hospital director Dr. Khaled Abdulla Alshehhi said the Pink Caravan Ride (PCR) is a big help.
“In the last few days, I have felt all sorts of feelings, from apprehension and fear to unbeatable love to calmness and acceptance. Patience, overwhelming gratitude and a deep sense of responsibility towards my children, parents, loved ones, myself and you.”
Only 6 women tested positive out of a total of 11,007 people screened; 4,296 checkups and screenings in Sharjah. Amongst the six cases detected at the 10th edition of the Pink Caravan Ride, two women were from Egypt and one each hailed from Morocco, Iran, Jordan, and Bangladesh.
More than 600 students and staff of schools, under the direction of Ajman Police Department, took part in the event.