ERC raises cancer awareness in Yemen

ADEN, 14th June, 2018 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, yesterday organised an event in Aden to raise awareness about the risks of cancer, with the participation of 35 women who survived the disease.

The event was attended by the Director-General of Sirah Directorate and the Director-General of the National Cancer Control Foundation, as well as many female representatives of civil society organisations.

In her speech during the event, Dr. Ashraq Al-Sibai, Under-Secretary of the Yemeni Ministry of Health, congratulated the cancer survivors and thanked the ERC for supporting local health awareness campaigns.

A group iftar dinner was also hosted for the participants.