• 12-Mar-2023

    ‘Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum’ and ‘King Hussein Cancer Foundation’ Hold Session on‘Jordan Defies Cancer’

    AMMAN – Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum (TAG-Forum), a member of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global), jointly with the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) has organized a panel entitled ‘Jordan Defies Cancer’, in conjunction with the World Cancer Day.
    The session aimed to raise awareness of cancer risk factors and the importance of intensifying both national and humanitarian prevention efforts. That is in addition to promoting a healthy lifestyle to lessen psychological, economic, and societal cancer effects.
    The session was organized as part of the TAG-Forum’s national role in supporting the Foundation’s educational and awareness-raising efforts throughout the year, especially in the month of February, and it focused on five key topics of cancer prevention, namely; healthy nutrition, quitting smoking, exercise, cancer care insurance, and periodic screening.
    During the session, Pharmacist Dr. Nada Al Tamimi, reviewed ways of preventing communicable diseases in general and cancer in particular, addressing a number of relevant issues such as smoking, healthy food, sports activity, and environmental pollution, in addition to the importance of conducting early cancer detection.
    It is worth mentioning that the World Cancer Day is an international day marked annually on February 4, to raise awareness of cancer risks through prevention, early detection, and treatment. Cancer is considered one of the leading cause of death globally.