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  • 2020 Feb 25Woman & Child
    PCR enters 10th year of early detection awareness to fight cancer

    Sharjah24: With 64,012 free medical screenings, support of 795 medical clinics, and 300,000+ volunteering hours since its inception in 2011, Pink Caravan – an initiative dedicated to raising awareness for early detection of cancer, rides resolutely into its 10th year, combining its educational messaging with action in the form of free health screen checks for both women and men.

  • 2020 Feb 24Woman & Child
    PCR asserts intention to keep rolling with 10th edition slogan

    Sharjah24: When the Pink Caravan begins to roll its ‘caravan’ for its annual awareness-and-detection drive across the seven emirates from February 26 to March 6, it will be for the tenth time since its inception in 2011. The latest edition of the Pink Caravan Ride (PCR) – a breast cancer awareness initiative of the Sharjah-based non-profit Friends Of Cancer Patients (FOCP) – will be the biggest one so far.

  • 2020 Feb 23Woman & Child
    10 Breast Cancer myths busted

    Sharjah24: Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer, and the leading cause of cancer deaths in the UAE, according to the UAE National Cancer Registry. However, not everything you hear about breast cancer is true. There are many myths regarding the disease that has led to delays in detection and treatment that could have possibly saved lives. Here, we separate the fact from the fiction:

  • 2020 Feb 19Woman & Child
    SCFO attains ISO for quality management and social responsibility

    Sharjah24: The Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO), an entity that aims to protect and elevate the rights and wellbeing of children and young adults (0 – 18 years) in Sharjah, has been conferred with the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certification for consistently offering services that meet the public’s as well as regulatory requirements, and for demonstrating the ability & continual improvement in its operations and processes in tandem with international best practices.

  • 2020 Feb 19Woman & Child
    Every child under 'immediate threat' from climate, poor diet: UN

    Sharjah24 – AFP: The world is failing to protect children from the health dangers posed by climate change and poor diet, a landmark UN report said Wednesday, warning that every child is under "immediate threat".

  • 2020 Feb 18Woman & Child
    Gender equality in focus at Sharjah’s “Women in Technology Forum”

    Sharjah24: The “Women in Technology” forum, organised by the Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Complex in cooperation with the “Women In Tech” Foundation, has been launched on Tuesday in the presence of Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority “Shurooq”; Sheikh Fahim bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Head of the Governmental Relations Department in Sharjah; Sheikha Dr. Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, first female Ministerial post in the UAE, and Najla Al Midfa, Executive Director of the Sharjah Entrepreneur Centre "Sheraa".

  • 2020 Feb 18Woman & Child
    10 ways PCR has mobilised the community in fight against cancer

    Sharjah24: The 10th edition of annual 10-day Pink Caravan Ride to raise breast cancer awareness which will start from Sharjah on February 26 and run till March 6, has evolved into a tradition over the past decade. By offering early detection screening tests for breast cancer and spreading awareness about the importance of self-examination amongst the UAE community, it has wrought many positive changes in the way cancer is perceived and treated. Here, we list ten of them:

  • 2020 Feb 14Woman & Child
    Sharjah shows its ‘Child-friendly Urban Planning’ project at WUF

    Sharjah24: A delegation representing Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC), Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO) and Sharjah Department of Public Works (SDPW) participated in the recently concluded 10th session of the World Urban Forum (WUF), organised by UN Habitat at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from February 8-13, 2020.

  • 2020 Feb 03Woman & Child
    Pink Caravan, Front Row & VOX Cinemas partner for Ordinary Love

    Sharjah 24: Pink Caravan, a pan-UAE breast cancer early detection initiative, is partnering with leading independent film distributor Front Row, and VOX Cinemas, the Middle East’s largest and most rapidly growing exhibitor, on the release of Ordinary Love which stars Academy Award nominees Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville.

  • 2020 Jan 28Woman & Child
    Mona Al Ali: happy to graduate 16 new UAE female entrepreneurs

    Sharjah24: Dr Mona Al Ali, Manager at Badiri Education and Development Academy, part of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), celebrated the graduation of 16 Emirati and UAE resident female entrepreneurs of the “Badiri Social Entrepreneurship” programme.

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