Onco Life Center Media Article 14
Malaysia newest cancer organization,
Empowered- The Cancer Advocacy Society of Malaysia, takes aim at lung cancer with a new approach, calling on all Malaysians to be smoke free for a week in the month of November.
The nationwide move is the brainchild of Dr Christiana Ng, founder and president of the nonprofit organization to commemorate and coincides a smoke free week dedicated to lung cancer awareness in the world.
Empowered is the reaching out to all smokers in Malaysia to take up the challenge.
The event will be launched on November 16, at the Dataran perumahan awam Seri Perak bandier baru sentul, Kuala Lampur with the theme say no to smoke, say yes to life.
Educational both will be specially set up to disseminate information on the hazards of smoking.
Medical specialist paramedics and medical student will also be on hand to provide consultation. This has been made possible due to the financial backing of the partner, corporate companies, who have been roped in to support the event that offer every visitor a chance to sieve the facts from the myths surrounding smoking and lung cancer.
Children from the Sri Perak community will certainly not to be left out the event.
They will be given a space to express their talents and become ambassadors on the awareness of lung cancer.
An art completion will be organized and prizes will be present to those who best expressed the same theme say no to smoke, say yes to life.
All in all this event for the family epitomizes the mission and vision of the society to bridge the missing link in empowerment towards cancer awareness.
This event is jointly organized by Empowered-The cancer advocacy society of Malaysia, the National Council of Welfare and social development of Malaysia (Makpem) Kuala Lampur City Hall and the resident Association of perumahan Awam Sri Perak.