On Day 3 of the pan-UAE trek, the pink brigade was welcomed again in Sharjah with raised flags and cheers by citizens and residents throughout the day
The campaign aims to encourage individuals from all walks of life to contribute to the fight against cancer and ease the economic distress faced by patients.
The screenings will be available to both women and men and be available at the following locations: Sharjah will be home to three clinics located at Al Majaz Waterfront, Mega Mall, and Lulu Hypermarket in Al Butina.
The 11th edition of Pink Caravan Ride (PCR), a breast cancer awareness initiative of UAE-based non-profit, Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), will commence its annual ride around the seven emirates on February 4th, coinciding with World Cancer Day, and marking the internationally recognised day with a unique awareness programme on all forms of cancer.
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.
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.
Umm Al Quwain (UAQ) Hospital director Dr. Khaled Abdulla Alshehhi said the Pink Caravan Ride (PCR) is a big help.
While the global battle against breast cancer is far from over, the UAE community’s awareness and eagerness to seek counsel and medical support is now much higher