Awareness session on breast cancer held

Staff Reporter

Descon collaborated with Shaukat Khanam Memorial Hospital (SKMH) to conduct a one-day session to raise awareness around Breast Cancer on the 8th of November 2018, at their Lahore offices.
SKMH is the largest cancer hospital in Pakistan and is also home to the largest radiation oncology center in Pakistan.
A strong believer in community service, Descon is a company with a long history of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). They have been active in both raising awareness and conducting drives for various issues affecting the nation. This drive is a reflection of Descon’s continuing contributions to society and to the well-being of their employees.
Talking on the occasion, Ahsan Qureshi, CHRO Descon Engineering said, “Breast cancer causes 40,000 deaths among women as a result of every year. And as an organization that is both dedicated to helping our community and a significant employer of women, we believe that it is our responsibility to raise awareness around such a serious issue.”
Over 60 female Descon employees were a part of this informative session on Breast Cancer presented by SKMH representatives.
Descon is a multinational conglomerate headquartered in Pakistan operating four major business lines: engineering, power, chemicals, and inspection. They are also actively engaged in fulfilling corporate social responsibility through various initiatives.

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