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November 21, 2016, 9:47 AM

The Weekly Shot: Raising Breast Cancer Awareness

The Weekly Shot: Raising Breast Cancer Awareness

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October), the URI Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region Women's Initiative program, in partnership with the clinic of Dr. Naela Doghmi (Co-coordinator of the WIN MENA (Women's Interfaith Network) Cooperation Circle, and in cooperation with Al Hussein Cancer Foundation and Breast Cancer Awareness Program, organized an open day for Breast Cancer Awareness.

The event started by reciting prayers that were selected from different religious traditions. Participants listened to awareness lectures and stories of breast cancer survivors. The clinic provided free physical examination. At the end of the event, one woman even won an insurance voucher for breast cancer treatment provided by the clinic. 

See more photos from this event here.

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