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MoU signed on breast cancer awareness programmes

By Our Correspondent
June 07, 2024
Participants pose for a group photo during a signing ceremony of an MoU between Pink Ribbon Pakistan and six womens universities of Punjab on June 6, 2024. — Screengrab via Facebook/Punjab Higher Education Commission-PHEC
Participants pose for a group photo during a signing ceremony of an MoU between Pink Ribbon Pakistan and six women's universities of Punjab on June 6, 2024. — Screengrab via Facebook/Punjab Higher Education Commission-PHEC

LAHORE:The Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has announced full cooperation for Pink Ribbon Pakistan for participating in breast cancer awareness programmes and activities.

This announcement was made by PHEC Chairman Dr Shahid Munir while addressing the signing ceremony of an MoU between Pink Ribbon Pakistan and six women universities of Punjab. Dr Shahid Munir said that the PHEC would strongly encourage women's universities to hold breast cancer awareness activities.

In the ceremony, Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) Vice Chancellor Dr Shagufta Naz, VC of University of Home Economics (UHE) Dr Faleeha Kazmi, VC of Rawalpindi Women University Dr Anila Kamal, Vice Chancellor of Government College Women University Sialkot Dr Zareen Fatima Rizvi Registrar of Women Sadiq University Bahawalpur Dr Fatima Mazhar and Dr Salma from Government College Women University Madina Town Faisalabad also participated while Umar Aftab, CEO of Pink Ribbon, Dr Tanvir Qasim and other officials were also present on the occasion.

According to the MoU, women's universities will support Pink Ribbon for academic studies, research and development projects, case studies and hospital business modeling. These institutes would jointly conduct seminars and workshops envisioned to highlight important aspects of breast cancer.