Expansion Program on Breast Health Education in Upper Egypt
15th September, 2015
The Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt in collaboration with Susan G. Komen, International NGO, launched Breast Health Education Expansion Program in Upper Egypt in order to empower the Egyptian women with breast health information and early detection skills, Mohamed Shaalan, BCFE chairperson, Said "The program will cover Fayoum, Assuit El-Minia and Bani Swuif as a first phase.
Moreover, the program targets to train female community leaders on breast health education to raise awareness among their communities about breast cancer. Also, the program will provide women in such governorates including cities and villages breast medical and mammogram examination for free and breast health awareness lectures as well".
The Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt is a non-profit organization registered with the Ministry of Social Solidarity 5840/2004. Over these 10 years, BCFE has been providing a high level of care and diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation services for women from different social and economic strata around Egypt. BCFE has also been promoting early detection guidelines.