Umbrella Cancer Network Event at Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI)

Interactive Awareness Seminar on Cancer by Umbrella Cancer Network with collaboration of Mr. Muhammad Shafi Jakvani (CEO – CITI Associates) was held on Tuesday, 6th February 2018 at Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) House, Karachi.

Alyy Khan, a renowned Pakistani-British actor hosted the event. The breast cancer survivor, Ms Khadija Bakali has become a new hope for the community. Diagnosis of Breast Cancer on early stages can make it approximately a 100% curable disease. A disease not only effects your physical but mental status as well. Especially breast cancer has an adverse effect on a woman’s life. Women needs to be get educated about this disease effectively at every level.

A number of women get died due to lack of awareness about this disease every year. In our society, it is considered an embarrassment to talk upon this issue. Family support is one of the essentials to get yourself out of this trauma. Women are needed to get aware about self examination methods.

Other renowned speakers at the event were Ms. Nuzhat, Dr. Dilshad, Dr. Abid, Ms. Ahmed, Dr. Rufeena Soomro and Mr. Mazhar Nasir. This seminar is one of the most attended events at the FPCCI House with over 350+ participants. Special thanks to Ms. Shama Choudary for arranging this seminar.

Umbrella Cancer Network is a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiative by CITI Associates. Umbrella Cancer Network is working hard for cancer awareness that results in early diagnoses and saves life. Umbrella Cancer Network help cancer patients by using Penny Brohn Whole Person Approach to live well with and beyond Cancer.

CITI Associates is playing an active role in supporting and working for a sustainable community and social development of Pakistan. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is one of CITI Associates core values and an integral part of the Company’s overall mission.

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