Qatar Finance and Business Academy celebrates Pinktober with Qatar Cancer Society

Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) joined Qatar Cancer Society to participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a global campaign celebrated around the world to mark Pink October and raise awareness on the importance of early detection. Specialists from Qatar Cancer Society led an information session where staff of QFBA, Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre (QICDRC), along with students and faculty from QFBA-Northumbria University attended to learn about early detection and common misconceptions.

Breast Cancer Awareness is celebrated globally during the month of October,  to raise awareness and educate the public on the leading causes of breast cancer, most vulnerable groups susceptible, preventative mechanisms, and the critical importance of early detection and mammograms.

The  information session held was a part of the QFBA’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)  program which focuses on community-based initiatives, particularly on breast cancer and the importance of early detection. The initiative also reaffirmed the Academy’s interest in supporting the community in which it operates by positively impacting its development as well as that of its members.

Through its CSR program, QFBA is committed to maintaining its social and ethical responsibilities towards the community. With a continued aim to develop the nation’s human capital through educating the youth on leading issues concerning society, QFBA intends to facilitate in the development of a new generation of socially aware youth aligning with the Qatar National Vision 2030.

In recognition of  the Academy’s social and ethical responsibilities,  QFBA and Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) agreed to organize an awareness session dedicated to cancers effecting men, to raise awareness on  the causes, and mechanisms of prevention, importance of early detection and treatment methods.

QFBA takes an active role in prioritizing the health awareness to the community actively contributing to the organization of several awareness sessions to educate it’s employees, staff, faculty and students about various diseases and methods of prevention. There is no doubt, a healthy body is a reflection of a healthy mind, therefore it is crucial to maintain one’s own health to truly become capable, self-developing, and serving member to the society.


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