Qatar Cancer Society concludes the World Cancer Day campaignQCS Team
Qatar Cancer Society” QCS “concluded the world cancer campaign, which continued over the past February, led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). The Society is one of its members, in addition to being a member of the advisory committee for the global campaign for World Cancer Day, which was launched this year under the slogan “close the Care Gap ” To join individuals, organizations, and governments around the world, in an attempt to create awareness and increase equal opportunities in the field of cancer in its various services.
In this regard, QCS organized an awareness event called “Let’s close the Care Gap,” which included many awareness competitions and activities, targeted the pioneers of Al -Wakra old market that aims to raise awareness about cancer, ways to prevent it, early detection and enhance the concept of justice in the field of cancer control.
The event also included cars rally in cooperation with Sealine Circuit Sports Club – Mawater, where the team members started from the club’s headquarters in Al- Dafna area to Al – Wakra old market.
The club’s participation came out of keenness to be present in community activities and involve the largest segment of young people to roam the streets of Doha with their balls, up to the city of Al -Wakra to raise awareness of cancer
The campaign included many direct and virtual educational workshops and lectures, targeting and educating several state agencies and institutions, especially schools, also launching an awareness competition under the auspices of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).called (Start the Challenge), which encourages community members to adopt a healthy lifestyle and exercise to emphasize the role of sport in preventing cancer. It also witnessed Presenting stories of hope for people living with cancer and involving them in all organized events and workshops.
Based on the concept of social responsibility, many state institutions participated in the World Cancer Day campaign, such as Ooredoo, Suhail Holding, Qatar Charity, North Oil Company, Facilities Management & Maintenance Company, LLC, Talabat Mart, KidZania, Naseem Al Rabeeh Medical Center