Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, president of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC ), recently visited Qatar Cancer Society (QCS).
The dignitary was received by a delegation led by QCS chairman, Sheikh Dr Khalid bin Jabor al-Thani.
Princess Dina toured different sections of the organisation as well as the Ooredoo Cancer Awareness Centre, reviewing QCS role in raising awareness of the disease through a range of programmes, targeting all community groups.
She also praised QCS efforts in promoting the culture of early detection and raising health awareness, as well as supporting people living with cancer.
Dr Sheikh Khalid thanked the visit of Princess Dina and lauded her efforts as president of UICC and noted that the visit will have a positive impact.
He also presented the activities of QCS to the visiting dignitary and highlighted its role in spreading awareness in the community.
He also stressed the role of QCS to achieve its mission to prevent cancer and control its burden in Qatar by working with our partners to educate the community, and to support, empower and advocate for individuals living with cancer, and to engage in the professional development and scientific research in the field of cancer and its Vision to be the community partnership platform to make Qatar a leader in cancer prevention and its burden control.