PAF Hospital arranged an awareness campaign at PAF Complex, Islamabad with an aim to educate the womenfolk regarding breast cancer. First lady Begum Samina Alvi, was the Chief Guest at the occasion. On her arrival, Begum Marium Baber President of Pakistan Air Force Women Association (PAFWA) received the chief guest at the event.
Speaking at the occasion, Begum Samina Alvi emphasized that there was a dire need to support needy people who were fighting against Breast Cancer. She further said that it would not only help in the early diagnosis of Cancer but also break taboos attached to the disease. She appreciated the role of PAF in creating awareness through free medical camps and setting up clinics in far-flung areas of the country. She also congratulated PAF Hospital Islamabad on the successful arrangement of the campaign and measures taken by the hospital to check the disease.
Earlier, Begum Marium Baber, President Pakistan Air Force Women Association, in her opening remarks, underscored the importance of awareness about breast cancer. She highlighted that PAF was committed to supporting the government in creating awareness among womenfolk and had established state-of-the-art clinics for the treatment of the disease in Shorkot, Jacobabad, and Mianwali.