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Al-Hasakah Health Directorate in cooperation with Al-Yamamah Charity Association carried out medical, awareness and educational activities within the activities of the national campaign for the early detection of breast cancer.
The activities carried out included the opening of a clinic to conduct free medical examinations at the updated medical center in the city of Al-Hasakah and the implementation of a women's march in the streets of the city to raise awareness of the importance of early medical examinations and a medical seminar in the Cultural Center on the symptoms of the disease and the reasons for its prevention and methods of breast self-examination.
Director of Health Dr. Mohammad Rashad Khalaf said in a statement to SANA that the directorate has equipped all health centers to carry out the activities associated with the campaign, in addition to the services provided by the updated medical center in the city and the General Authority of Al-Qamishli Hospital, including clinical detection and medical imaging with free eco and mammography devices and the accompanying campaigns. Awareness, seminars and special lectures in this field.
Al-Yamamah charity coordinator Maysa Al-Hajj called on women to visit the modern medical center in Al-Hasakah to conduct free medical examinations for early detection of breast cancer to check on their health, stressing the importance of spreading the awareness culture of conducting early examinations because of the importance of this in the detection of the disease and the speed of treatment.
Dr. Samar Musharraf, head of reproductive health at the Directorate of Health, explained that the updated medical center provides clinical detection and ecological imaging services for girls aged 15 years and mammography for women aged 40 to 70 years free of charge.
In Quneitra, the Directorate of Health, in cooperation with the Nour Association for Development and Relief, started the activities of the national campaign for the early detection of breast cancer.
In interviews with SANA's correspondent, Saleh Swaid, a member of the executive bureau of the health sector, called on women to visit health centers and conduct free tests.
Director of Quneitra Health Dr. Awad Al-Ali confirmed that the Directorate provided all the requirements of the campaign of medical and nursing staff and equipped health centers deployed in the governorate and in the displaced communities in Damascus countryside and Daraa.
The campaign supervisor Dr. Sanaa Shaq pointed out that the campaign includes the implementation of events, seminars and workshops in all areas of the province, calling on women to participate in activities and conduct early detection of breast cancer.
Dr. Samer Khedr, director of the martyr Mamdouh Abaza hospital, said that the hospital receives women wishing to have an examination or a mammogram, while Raafat Bakkar, chairman of the administrative committee of Nour Association for Development and Relief, pointed out that the team is participating in receiving women in health centers to conduct tests and pictures.
Dr. Iman Youssef, head of the vaccine program at the Quneitra Directorate of Health, pointed out that the campaign program contributes to raising awareness among women, pointing to the participation of the Directorate of Education in the campaign through educating secondary school students and encouraging them to conduct tests and review Mamdouh Abaza Hospital.
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