Al Jalila Foundation’s Efforts in Supporting Breast Cancer Patients

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 27 September 2022
Al Jalila Foundation’s Efforts in Supporting Breast Cancer Patients

Al Jalila Foundation was launched in 2013 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as a global, non-profit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and achieving leadership for Dubai and the UAE in the field of medical innovation. In this article, you'll see how Al Jalila Foundation has contributed to supporting breast cancer patients.

Al Jalila Foundation Objectives

Al Jalila Foundation is one of 33 institutions that fall under the umbrella of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, which embodies the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to change the reality of the Arab world through humanitarian and community work.

Al Jalila Foundation seeks to support medical treatment for people who are unable to afford quality healthcare, provides scholarships to develop national cadres of healthcare professionals, and supports groundbreaking research addressing common health problems in the region; cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, and other mental health conditions.

Jalila Foundation Initiatives to Support Breast Cancer Patients

Brest Friends Program

Brest Friends is the first breast cancer support group in the UAE, founded in 2005 by Dr. Houria Kazem, where patients and breast cancer survivors meet monthly to exchange experiences and provide emotional support to each other.

You can join the Brest Friends support group, by contacting: brestfriends@outlook.com

Pinktober Campaign

October is considered breast cancer awareness month globally to raise awareness of this disease and collect donations to support research conducted on it.

The #Pinktober campaign is Al Jalila Foundation's breast cancer fundraising campaign, where hundreds of organizations collaborate with Al Jalila Foundation to organize events across the UAE to raise funds to support the Breast Cancer Program.

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