Health Days 2023

World Cancer Day


On February 4, the whole world unites to fight against the cancer epidemic, as millions of preventable deaths are sought to be saved annually by raising the awareness of individuals and governments all over the world.
  • Many types of cancer show early symptoms and signs such as cancers of the breast, cervix, colon, rectum, skin, and some childhood cancers.​Even if you do not show any signs or symptoms of cancer, examination of some types of cancer can show signs of having the disease, such as: cancers of the intestine, breast, cervix, colorectal (colon), and lung
  • More than one third of all cancers are preventable.
  1. Reducing premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25% by 2025.
  2. Educating communities about cancer diseases and means to prevent them.
  3. Encouraging early detection and preventive vaccines, as well as raising awareness of their importance.
  4. Emphasizing that solutions are possible and available, and we as individuals, government and non-governmental organizations and agencies can provide means of support, awareness, and prevention of cancer.
Official Date:
Globally: February 4th, 2023
Locally: Rajab 13th, 1444H

Last Update : 11 January 2023 11:54 PM
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