Maldives Airports Company Ltd (MACL), in association with the Society for Health Education (SHE) and Cancer Society of Maldives (CSM), has conducted an Oral, Breast cancer screening and awareness session for MACL staff at the Airport Recreation Center.
The event, organized by the Occupational Safety and Health Management Section of the Safety, Security, and Compliance Department of MACL, aimed to promote the health and well-being of the company’s staff.
Mr Mahjoob Shujau, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of MACL with department heads participated in the event, encouraging all staff to take part in the cancer screening program.
According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. However, early detection through regular cancer screenings can increase the chances of successful treatment and recovery. By offering these screenings to staff, MACL is taking proactive measures to ensure the health and well-being of its employees.
The Occupational Health & Safety Management section works tirelessly to ensure that the work environment is safe, and that staff are healthy in all aspects of work. Additionally, the Safety, Security, and Compliance department plans to launch an annual health and safety campaign to further promote safety and health within the MACL community.
Society for Health Education (SHE) is a well-known organization that addresses health and social concerns in the Maldives. The Cancer Society of Maldives (CSM) is a community-based organization that focuses on reducing the incidence and impact of cancer in the Maldives. These organizations provided tremendous support to MACL in organizing the event.