Pink Caravan Ride begins UAE tour

Published: February 04, 2023


His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated the eleventh version of the Pink Caravan Ride (PCR), which began from Al Heera Beach, Sharjah, on Saturday.

Coinciding with World Cancer Day, the annual consciousness marketing campaign, organised by the Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) beneath the theme ‘Powered by You’, will journey throughout the seven emirates between February 4 and 10 providing free screenings and elevating consciousness on breast most cancers and the significance of early detection to deal with the illness.  

The PCR marked the annual consciousness marketing campaign with the discharge of a collaborative analysis examine titled “Measuring Breast Cancer Awareness Level in Sharjah,” carried out in partnership with NAMA Women Advancement. 

The examine’s findings reveal that 55% of surveyed people possess adequate understanding of self-examination for breast most cancers, whereas 46% demonstrated consciousness of common most cancers signs. The knowledge additional indicated that 71% of respondents have been much less educated in regards to the causative elements of most cancers.

The examine additionally reveals that 33% of the surveyed people carry out a breast most cancers self-examination on an annual foundation. Furthermore, 86% of respondents reported that their participation in PCR has impressed them to embrace more healthy existence and broaden their understanding of breast most cancers.

The Pink Caravan Ride is in it’s eleventh 12 months.

Sharjah residents may be screened on the Pink Caravan Mammogram Unit stationed at Al Heera Beach in Sharjah and Al Zoraa Marina in Ajman. 
Two Minivan clinics are additionally accessible at Ajman Thumbay Hospital and Al Heera Beach.

Sunday’s trip will happen in Dubai, ranging from DIFC Gate Avenue at 8am, passing by Marasi Parking in direction of Skydive Dubai earlier than reaching JBR at 12.30pm and ending Day two actions in City Walk at 3pm.

Pink Caravan Mammogram clinics will probably be accessible at La Mer from 4pm-10pm, whereas the Daily Min-ivan Stops will probably be at Dubai Frame and City Walk between 4pm and 10pm.

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