The Al-Sidra Association for Psychological Care of Cancer Patients conducted the second annual Breast Cancer Awareness Day at the Al Hashemi Grand Ballroom in Radisson Blu Hotel on 28 October. Founder and head of Al Sidra Centre, Dr. Shafika Al Awadhi, was the moderator for the event. Under the theme ‘Early Detection Saves Lives’, three distinguished speakers —Dr. Rossol Bourisli, Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Rania Azmi – ‘Survive and Thrive’ Initiator for cancer patients support and Mona Jaffar, a cancer survivor, gave informative talks to the general public and those attendees who have been affected by cancer. A special video presentation about the Center and its services was displayed.
At the end of the workshop, visitors toured the exhibition that featured art and other products related to increasing breast cancer awareness among the public.