Posted on August 18, 2015

Given the importance of educating children about dangers of cancer and importance of a healthy diet in the prevention of disease in addition to the importance of summer festival of Qatar in mobilizing a great deal of fans and children Qatar Cancer Society launched on Tuesday an awareness and entertainment program for children, which will run over five days divided sequentially between the city Center mall and Villaggio Mall.

QCS lunched the Awareness and fun activities at Villaggio last Tuesday with some awareness information about cancer in general and how to prevent it in addition to the children corner, which have been provide some technical and recreational activities such as drawing on the faces, and to provide an opportunity for children to take a photo with QCS promotional mascot as well as to view some of the songs stimulus for children to encourage them to participate effectively and attract them to the awareness booth.

It should be noted that during the last day at Villaggio which is Thursday, organizers will organize a concert and another magical show for all mall visitors and awareness booth. QCS will then transfer its campaign to increase awareness through the City Center mall on Friday and Saturday from 6 pm until 10 pm. It is worth mentioning that Qatar Cancer Society believes that awareness of the direction of cancer should be directed to the entire community

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For her part, expressed Dr. Pros Okasha head of Health Education Department at QCS about her happiness for the number of visitors for the society awareness campaigns which shows that the society is now more comfort to talk about cancer, which indicates that cancer is no longer a scary disease anymore and that community has done lots of awareness about it, as she said, "we are keen in Assembly to educate young children about the importance of cancer and that it's a disease can be treatment if it's detected early and that early detection can only be achieved through regular periodic inspection and to prevent it's not that hard as a healthy lifestyle and exercise regularly working on the prevention of cancer significantly. "

This was Mrs. Maryam Hamad Al Nuaimi, General manager of QCS stressed that the Qatar Cancer Society is keen to provide awareness service about cancer to the citizens and residents of all ages and categories because we believe that prevention is better than cure. She added we also offers year-round lectures and various activities of awareness in schools, universities and institutions operating in the country by providing lectures Entitled "proper food and cancer prevention" and "how to breast self-examination" in addition to lectures about the importance of lifestyle in cancer prevention and the role of sport in strengthening the body and fight against the disease.