Qatar Cancer Society organized their annual award ceremony to present those who support them in their fight against cancer. The society’s aim is to raise awareness about cancer, support those who are diagnosed, and make a major difference in the community.
In this joyous occasion, His excellency, Dr. Sheikh Khalid bin Jaber Al Thani, president of the board in the Cancer society, confirmed, during his speech, that working towards the fight against cancer is a humanitarian and charitable work; He added that we all must work towards that understanding. Confirming that social responsibility is a shared responsibility built on trust and cooperation to achieving Qatar’s 2030 vision. Which in turn, confirms the importance of investment in human growth, being as it one of the main points brought up in human development sectors in any country.
The speakers included: Mr. Mubarak Bin Jaham Al Kuwari, who talked about his own struggle with cancer, and media icon Mr. Khalid Jassim, speaking on behalf of the ambassadors of the cancer society. Mr. Mubarak deliberated the importance of regular checkups and early detection of diseases, specifically cancer. This comes in light of the shyness or hesitation in this community to discuss the illnesses, and signifies the huge role that the Qatar Cancer Society plays and its support to achieve its vision and its goals.
Multiple companies, ambassadors, partners, and media outlets were given awards. Health and Life magazine was also presented an award for its contributions in raising awareness about cancer and in appreciation of its humanitarian and charitable work, and cooperation with Qatar Cancer Society.