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Opening of the psychological support clinic on breast cancer in Marib

In coordination with Maarib hospital committee, IRVD has yesterday launched a psychological support centre in Maarib city, Yemen, and announced the start of a comprehensive awareness program on breast cancer that includes conducting free-of-charge medical examining and testing, as well as conducting surgeries and operations for free.

The program aims at conducting lectures and seminars in educational institutions such as schools and universities in addition to IDP camps, and its main focus is to provide as many free tests as possible for the suspected cases, and to follow-up and treat the confirmed cases and perform surgeries when needed. Also, the program will include distributing brochures and posters to raise public awareness on the topic and to explain the significance of early examining and testing, and many other detailed information on breast cancer. The program comes under the IRVD initiatives to help the victims of the ongoing conflict in Yemen.

Abdulaziz Al-Shaddadi, the general manager of the health bureau has expressed his gratitude to IRVD and the general committee of Maarib hospital, stating that the bureau is aiming at developing this centre to become a fully-functioning mental health hospital in the future, and he emphasized the importance of the awareness campaign on breast cancer.

 

Mohammad Al-Mouawadi, the province deputy said that many of the victims of the conflict are going through very difficult times psychologically and they are in immense need for support, especially in the province of Maarib where more than 3 million IDP live along with the many injured and affected people, bearing in mind the already very difficult economic situation that the families and IDPs are experiencing. 

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Awareness campaign about breast cancer in Al_muhra

In accordance with the global awareness campaigns on breast_cancer, which are conducted in October of each year under the name of the_pink_month, IRVD – in cooperation with the local health bureau in Al_muhra province in Yemen, has launched an awareness campaign on the topic, aiming at raising the awareness of the local population and to sensitize them on the hazards of this disease. Also, among the campaign objectives is to spread knowledge on the significance of early examining, and how to know the best nutritional systems and sports enhance the overall immune system of the body against all types of diseases.

“Amin Ahmad”, the manager of health awareness media department in Al_muhra city, has praised the efforts of IRVD in the campaign and in supporting the health bureau and several projects in the city, also, he emphasized the importance of the continuous cooperation between IRVD and the municipality bureau.

Moreover, Dr. Samah Bametrif has emphasized the significance of early examining and how affective this could be in terms of the possibility of curing and the costs of treatment in early stages, thanking everyone who contributed to the campaign and wishing more similar activities to come in the future.