AAU raises the motto “You Are Not Alone”

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Coinciding with the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a health day with an awareness lecture was organized by the Deanship of Student Affairs at Al Ain University of Science and Technology at Abu Dhabi Campus, under the slogan “You Are Not Alone”.

The health day organized in cooperation with the Sports Club at AAU and the NMC Royal Hospital and under the supervision of Dr. Faten Kharbat, Deputy Dean of the College of Engineering.

An open discussion was presented by Dr. Sukaina Mahmoud, Specialist surgeon- General Surgery from NMC Royal, where she talked about the disease, its causes, and the mechanism of self-examination for breast cancer. She stressed the importance of consulting the doctor and doing a mammogram for women over the age of 40, and who has a family history with this disease.

The event included a free consultation and examinations, such as; blood sugar tests, foot diseases, vascular examination, in addition to gift distribution.

At the end of the event, a free class of Zumba was provided by the sports club for one hour.

Dr. Faten Kharbat conveyed her special thanks to all who organized, especially NMC hospital, she also stressed the importance of this event which promotes the breast cancer awareness.

 

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