David Beckham visits Qatar Cancer SocietyQCS Team
Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) welcomed football legend David Beckham and chef Giles Duley – CEO, Legacy of War Foundation, who together raised awareness of the importance of a healthy lifestyle, especially healthy food. They participated with people living with cancer and their families at the charity’s headquarters in presenting a healthy cooking show that drew the interest of many people living with cancer and their families caring for them. Beckham and Duley also shared stories with attendees about how they overcame challenges and their favoritee food memories.
They shared the foods with the people living with cancer and their families. During the visit, the Qatar Cancer Society team explained the psychological impact of healthy foods on them. This visit came during the Doha Healthcare Week – World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) 2022.
Mona Ashkanani, general manager of QCS, welcomed the guests and stressed the importance of such visits in providing psychological support to people living with cancer and their families and raising their awareness of the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle, especially healthy food.
These are in addition to providing all other means of support that would enhance their self-confidence and stress the importance of overcoming the difficulties and facing the challenges until we reach what we aspire to, she added. The general manager thanked all the attendees, led by Beckham and Duley, for their support for people living with cancer, and thanked the organisers of Doha Healthcare Week for allowing the charity to conduct the initiative.