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Pink Caravan Ride returns to the UAE

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Pink Caravan Ride

The ride aims to raise cancer awareness across the country.

The Pink Caravan Ride is back.

Starting on 4 February, and coinciding with World Cancer Day, the horse ride is all set to journey across the emirates.

The Pink Caravan Ride, which has been ongoing for years, not only involves a rather splendid horse procession, but also aims to raise awareness of breast cancer and encourage routine check-ups.

At every place the Caravan stops, you’ll be able avail free medical consultations and screenings to residents.

The latest edition aims to raise awareness of the most prominent and preventable types of cancer, including breast, skin, colon, prostate and testicular cancer, in addition to childhood and cervical cancer.

Free breast cancer screenings are to be offered throughout the nationwide ride, including clinical, ultrasound and mammograms, for both women and men.

Know how to ride a horse and are interested in participating? Worry not, because you can register and join the Pink Caravan Ride.

 

For more information, visit focp.ae

 

Date

4-10 February

 

Location

Across the emirates

 

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Image source Friends of Cancer Patients

 

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