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October 19, 2020

MoU inked for breast cancer awareness

Islamabad

October 19, 2020

Islamabad : The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pink Pakistan Trust with an aim to spread awareness on breast cancer and its early detection.

Both organisations will jointly organize awareness sessions, seminars, conferences and workshops for eradicating breast cancer from the country.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali, Vice Chancellor Quaid-i-Azam University and Dr. Zubaida Qazi, President, Pink Pakistan Trust signed the MoU. Addressing the ceremony, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali said awareness is incredibly important especially among young women for early detection to reduce the mortality rate. He promised the university's support and welcomed the efforts of collaboration.

Both organisations also agreed to work towards the achievement of sustainable development goals (SDGs) of eradicating poverty, good health and wellbeing, gender equality, reduced inequalities, and economic growth in general. Dr. Wasim Qazi, Vice Chancellor, Iqra University, Prof. Dr. Zahid Asghar, Registrar QAU, Dr. Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali, Director Academics, Dr. Mariam Anees, Director Student Affairs, Murtaza Noor, Secretary General, QAU Alumni Association and senior faculty members also attended the meeting.