In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Pink Warriors, the breast cancer awareness initiative of HEALTH magazine, is set to host the second edition of the convention on Thursday, October 19, 2023, at the Shangri-La in Dubai. This event will unite government officials, healthcare industry leaders, breast cancer survivors, and experts from the UAE to raise awareness and support the cause.
In partnership with Friends of Cancer Patients and Pink Caravan, this event will open with a keynote address by cancer survivor, author, and actor Lisa Ray. It will also comprise a panel discussion on all aspects of breast cancer ranging from early screening, importance of self-examination, treatment, fertility preservation and nutrition to first-person accounts of resilient survivors.
Renowned Bollywood Actor Lisa Ray is set to deliver a keynote address, and the event will be honored by the presence of H.E. Dr. Mouza Al Ameri, a member of the UAE Federal National Council in the UAE Federal Government and a prominent Breast Cancer Surgeon as the chief guest and panelist.
The event is organized by HEALTH magazine and is sponsored in partnership with MSD, NMC Healthcare Clemenceau Medical Center Hospital, Thumbay University Hospital, Orchid Fertility Clinic, and Life Medical Centre and supported by The Health Home, corporate gift partner Ferns N Petals, and styling partner The Artist, radio partner Luv 107.1, among others.
According to a 2021 report from the World Health Organization (WHO), the year 2020 saw 2.3 million women receiving diagnoses of breast cancer worldwide, resulting in 685,000 deaths. By the end of 2020, there were 7.8 million women who had been diagnosed with breast cancer within the previous five years, establishing it as the most widespread cancer globally.
Health magazine has consistently taken a leading role in addressing and amplifying the concerns that matter most to its readers. Breast Cancer Awareness is a cause that demands ongoing teamwork, solidarity, and unity. Pink Warriors is a platform aimed at forging a stronger collective effort to strive for a world free of cancer. This event serves as a forum for sharing knowledge about the advanced medical treatments available in the UAE and promoting awareness of the importance of regular screenings. Remarkably, the event has garnered exceptional support and participation from both governmental and private entities, thus maximizing its outreach and impact in advocating for 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 email@example.com