Pink Ribbon Run-Walk run concludes successfully

Cancer Society of Maldives in association with Bank of Maldives (BML) has hosted the annual Pink Ribbon Run-Walk yesterday.

This charity run is the biggest nationwide run to take place across the country, held every October to raise awareness for Breast Cancer.

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Pink Ribbon Run-Walk presses upon the importance to be aware of risk factors and the importance of early detection. Additionally, the run itself was a promotion of healthy living through a healthy lifestyle. This is the most essential factor in reducing mortality and morbidity from cancers and all non-communicable diseases.

This year’s run which was held at Hulhumale’ and 30 other islands saw the participation of over 150 employees of BML.

While no pre-registration was required, T-shirts for the run were sold at LeCute near Chaandhanee Magu, and designated outlets at other islands from 14th October onwards.

The proceeds raised from the sale of t-shirts for the Pink Ribbon Run-Walk t-shirts will go to Cancer Society of Maldives for their initiatives to increase cancer awareness and provide psychosocial support to cancer patients and their families within our community.

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