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Breast Cancer Hub : Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign


WHD USA chapter convened a "Breast Cancer Hub" a truly emotional event with the notable guest being Ms Ananda Lewis, who is a popular Hollywood TV Host, Carpenter, Mom, Social Activist and most importantly a Breast Cancer Survivor herself. John ‘Baton’ Mitchell, the Founder President of Twirling to Fight Cancer, hosted the panel. The speakers also included Ms. Reagan Leigh Thomas the CEO of @R Productions and Mr. Sherry Alexis, Development Manager from Susan G. Komen Nevada. Breast Cancer being the far most common cancer in women worldwide, WHD wanted to go that extra step forward to increase attention and support for the awareness.

Breast Cancer being the far most common cancer in women worldwide, WHD wanted to go that extra step forward to increase attention and support for the awareness. Women around the world are hesitant to often speak out on their issues and sickness, which is the major cause of missing out on screening, detecting and diagnosing with the early symptoms. WHD has comprehensively promoted Breast Cancer awareness program to emphasise the vitality of self-care to a large global audience. The key ideology in this program encircled to "Take your Mammograms" and "Preventive Screening Saves Lives".The event also highlighted the importance of having an enriched lifestyle that will have a greater impact on the outcome of both mental and physical wellbeing.



Knowledge Saves Lives : Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign


WHD Nepal Chapter organized an event "Knowledge Saves Lives" on Oct 22nd together with Hult Prize 2020, Purbanchal University, Nepal. Recently WHD has been given the exclusive title as Global Education Partners for the Hult Prize 2020.

Mrs. Susan Crosthwaite, from the United Kingdom a bold and strong 65-year-old Breast Cancer survivor shared her expertise and insights on her journey of fighting cancer. Dr. Zhenisa Cuni Graci, a medical lecturer from the University of Gjirokaster, Albania, explained the medical aspects in relation to early detection and treatment of Breast Cancer. This session ensured all the myths, Stigma about Breast Cancer was eradicated and right knowledge was spread.





Humanitarian Activism : Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign


WHD Bangladesh organised a much needed 1 Day Self Examining Program for the International Breast Cancer Awareness Month on 27th Oct 2020 with Farazy Hospital Ltd. and Farazy Dental Hospital & Research Center as the Healthcare Partners.This magnanimous event was supported by Stanford International School

The Program was presented with various guests and speakers : Chief Guest -Dr.Anower Farazy Emon Chairman, Farazy Hospital Limited, Farazy Dental Hospital and Research Cente ; Event Chair - Mr. Ratan Kumar Das,Secretary-General, WHD Bangladesh ; Mr. Md Firoz Alam Sumon ; Mr. Ariful Islam Razib; Mrs. Mitali Rani Karmakar ; Mr. Syed Azmul Haque - Managing director, Stanford International School ; Eng. Farzana Abedin - Principal, Stanford international School ; Dr. Naina - Senior Medical Officer, Farazy Hospital Limited ; Lovely Bandhana - Ambassador, UNWPA Bangladesh