Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination Dr. Faisal Sultan on Wednesday launched a campaign to raise awareness about breast cancer at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences.
Talking to media, Dr Faisal said that the subject of breast cancer was brought to the center stage due to the awareness campaigns.
He said the government was making efforts to strengthen the primary care centers and provide universal health care coverage to treat cancers of different kinds including breast cancer.
He said that the message against breast cancer was already being spread through different media platforms and with arranging of events to educate people.
He expressed the hope that with the increasing level of awareness about the deadly disease, many women could be protected from carrying this disease.