Mazaar-e-Quaid lights up in pink for breast cancer awareness

KARACHI: Karachi’s iconic building, the Jinnah Mausoleum (Mazaar-e-Quaid) was illuminated to mark breast cancer awareness day. Dr Muhammed Aasim Yusuf, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centres, addressed a press-conference at the Pink Illumination Ceremony. He said that every year, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust organises an extensive campaign to educate the public about the importance of early detection of breast cancer. In the past few years, SKMT has expanded its awareness activities and this includes illuminating landmark buildings in pink, which is the colour associated with breast cancer awareness worldwide.”

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