Oct 28 2009
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Zulekha Hospital and Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) launch the first extensive Well Women Campaign
This campaign is organized by Zulekha Hospital and FOCP supported by the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, Sharjah Municipality , Sharjah Transport, Sahara centre, Mega Mall, Turrino advertising and SAHARA Communications. The campaign will target all UAE residents; the majority of activities will take place in Sharjah, and Dubai. This year, the campaign theme would be “Cut down the risk of Breast and Cervical Cancer”.
The campaign will comprise of awareness activities that are dedicated to educating women, men and families on breast and Cervical cancer prevention in terms of early detection and regular screenings.
Every year Zulekha Hospital celebrates 'Pink- Walk in ' internally; this year, Zulekha Hospital has invited all members of the community to take part in this initiative along with Friends of Cancer Patients. So far Family supreme council, Sharjah Municipality , Sharjah Transport, Mega Mall, Sahara centre, Turrino advertising and SAHARA Communications will be participating with representatives from the media.
The activities taking place will involve awareness promotion at Malls, Lectures at Sharjah Ladies club, Family supreme council and discounted screening for women at Zulekha Hospital, Dubai and Sharjah. A discounted screening facility is available at Zulekha Hospital, Dubai, Sharjah and Zulekha medical centers where by female doctors will consult advice and do necessary screening tests.
Based on the UAE health profile findings in www.focp-uae.org; Breast Cancer has been identified to be the one of the ten most common cancers in the UAE for national and non-national women.
About Zulekha Healthcare Group:
Zulekha Healthcare Group is one of the region's foremost brands for comprehensive healthcare. The group has healthcare facilities in Dubai, Sharjah and Dhaid with their hospitals in Dubai and Sharjah accredited by the Joint Commission International, USA. Contact – Gururaj Rai, Manager –Business Development, www.zulekhahospitals.com
F.O.C.P. is a charitable and volunteer foundation that emanate from the Supreme Council For Family Affairs in Sharjah, the charity was established in late 1999 in accordance with the directives, and under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed AI-Qasimi, President of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah & Federal Supreme Council Member H.R.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi. The Society's aims are to provide moral, financial and practical support for those who are afflicted with cancer and to spread awareness about this disease. Contact- www.focp-uae.org
For further information, please contact:
Tel: +971 3298996
Fax: +971 3298995
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