2022 Cancer Awareness Campaign

Wise Women joins a global community cancer awareness campaign to call everyone, collectively and individually, to commit to strengthening actions aimed to improve access to quality care, including screening, early detection, treatment, and palliative care.

This year 2022, the Breast Cancer Awareness Month theme is “Together We Rise” through which education and awareness of breast cancer are attempted across the world.

Breast cancer awareness month is a global healthcare event for the awareness of breast cancer, which is reminisced for the entire month of October every year for the past 37 years.

Various organizations – both international and local come together during this month to promote awareness campaigns and activities which recognize the necessity of the early diagnosis of breast cancer, its treatment, and preventive tips to avoid the ailment.

Over the past five years, there were around 1.6 million cancer cases in the Region, making it a continuous burden that exerts tremendous physical, emotional, and financial strain on individuals, families, and communities. Almost 734 000 individuals are diagnosed with cancer every year and in 2040 it is predicted that the number of people being diagnosed will be about 50% higher, so the need for the campaign.

 

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