- Supported by Friends of Cancer Patients and Pink Caravan, the event will feature an illustrious list of guest speakers for panel discussions and survivor stories.
Pink Warriors, the breast cancer awareness initiative from HEALTH magazine owned and run by Thumbay group, will be marking October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a high-profile convention on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at Shangri-la (Dubai), bringing together government authorities, healthcare business leaders, survivors and experts in the field from the UAE.
The event, held in collaboration with Friends of Cancer Patients and Pink Caravan includes panel discussions and breast cancer survivor stories, shedding light on the importance of early diagnosis of breast cancer, encouraging regular self-examination, and a better understanding of the treatments available. Dr Wadeia Abdul Rahim, Director of Medical Education and Research Department, Dubai Healthcare Authority will be the chief guest at the event.
As per a World Health Organization’s (WHO) Report published in 2021, there were 2.3 million women diagnosed with breast cancer and 685 000 deaths globally in 2020. As of the end of the same year, there were 7.8 million women alive who were diagnosed with breast cancer in the past 5 years, making it the world’s most prevalent cancer.
Featuring multi-disciplinary topics such as: Explainer, everything you should know about breast cancer and how early does screening begin; preparing yourself if you are diagnosed with breast cancer and Survivors Speak, the event will host talks by UAE’s leading oncologists, gynecologists, among other experts. The event, being hosted by HEALTH magazine, is supported and partnered by more than 10 private entities including Thumbay University Hospital, RAK Hospital, Prime Hospital, NMC Healthcare, Meitra Hospital, Danube Properties, Star Metropolis, Orchid Fertility Clinic, Aafiya, ICREA, Al Adil, Kef Holdings, hair oil partner Emami, fashion partner Splash, Womanaari.ae, among others.
Health magazine has always been at the forefront to reflect and amplify the issues most important to the audience, and Breast Cancer Awareness is a cause that requires sustained collaboration, solidarity and unity, and, thus Health Magazine has come-up with the platform Pink Warriors to work together to emerge stronger and create a cancer free world for all. This event is a platform to exchange expertise in highlighting the advanced treatments available in the UAE, and raise awareness about regular screenings. The event has received unmatched response and support from both, the government as well as private organizations, for maximizing the reach of this cause.
In addition, the event will feature a networking reception, offering attendees the opportunity to meet the experts and business leaders in the healthcare domain across both private and government sector.
About Health Magazine
Health is a bi-monthly and bi-lingual (English & Arabic) magazine. One of the premier health & lifestyle magazine based out in UAE, it’s published by Thumbay Media- the media company of Thumbay Group. The magazine was launched in 1999 and is licensed by the National Media Council of UAE. Organically, over the past two decades, HEALTH magazine has nurtured a network of high net worth executives who not only have featured in the magazine but have been involved with our magazine-led events. HEALTH Magazine’s social platform, including Instagram, Facebook, twitter and LinkedIn allows firms and individuals to reach out and connect with an audience of over 35,000 followers worldwide. For enquiries about the magazine and its events, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org