HAAD sets special programme on breast cancer

Health Authority- Abu Dhabi (Haad) has set a special programme to screen breast cancer early and curb number of deaths caused by the disease.

The World Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign was launched in the emirate of Abu Dhabi in Nov. 2007 in partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the most widely known and best-funded breast cancer organisation in the US, under patronage of the UAE National Higher Committee to Combat Breast Cancer.

During 2010 Haad organised a number of breast cancer activities, among others, holding of awareness programmes at public places. It also set up groups to assist the breast cancer patients.

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