The Women Entrepreneurs Committee of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), and Karachi Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KWCCI) Malir in collaboration with Samina Alvi Task force organized a seminar on breast cancer awareness to promote awareness among women.
President FPCCI Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, SVP Suleman Chawla, VPs Engr. M. A. Jabbar, Shabbir Mansha Churra, Haji Yaqoob and Shaukat Omerson, Convener Women Entrepreneurs Committee FPCCI and Founder President, KWCCI District Malir, Nazli Abid Nisar, MNA Syma Nadeem, Member Samina Alvi Task Force Misbah Khalid, Dr. Kausar, Plastic Surgeon and Breast Cancer Specialist from South City, Shahid Khan, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Chairperson and Associate Professor, LUMS, Dr. Sanna Mirza, SVP KWCCI District Malir Afzala Shaheen , VP Yasmeen Arif and Farah khan also attended, said release on Monday.
FPCCI President said that it was very important for women to be healthy for the formation of a strong society. FPCCI provided two vans equipped with modern medical facilities to Cancer Care for providing healthy life to women, and 300 women were tested out of which 11 women were found to have breast cancer.
Nazli Abid Nisar, Convener FPCCI Women Entrepreneurs Committee and Founder President of Karachi Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry Malir, said that we have been organizing seminars with the support of Samina Alvi Task Force for 3 years and to prevent women from this disease.
“If a woman is healthy and strong, then a strong society will be formed and women can work by sitting at home alongside men”, she said.
She was of the view that we want to reach the government from the platform of FPCCI to provide medical teams in cities and villages to prevent breast cancer so that women can be made aware of their health and provide treatment facilities.