Cancer is a disease with more than a hundred names affecting both men and women of all ages. Cancer currently accounts for 15 percent of the total deaths in Abu Dhabi and given the facts that it has become a top priority, the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi (HAAD) is launching the “Cancer Wave Campaign 2013-2014; “Live Healthy & Simply Check”.
Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bent Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), Family Development Foundation (FDF), the campaign will start in October 2013 and will last for six months. It addresses cancers of major public health relevance such as cancers of breast, lung, cervical, and colorectal
The campaign aims at saving lives; through encouraging and supporting the community leading healthy lifestyle and highlighting the importance of conducting regular screening examinations by healthcare providers. Early detection and treatment of cancer, saves lives.
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