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October is internationally dedicated to raising awareness for breast cancer, the most common form of cancer found in women worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation. To do its part in educating the public about the importance of breast cancer awareness, InterContinental Doha – The City has launched its Pink October activities.

The initiatives, held in partnership with the National Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening Program, “Screen For Life,” led by the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), aim to raise public awareness of breast cancer by educating the community about the importance of early detection while providing a list of different initiatives and programmes available in the country dedicated to this cause. As part of the Pink October activities, a complimentary screening for eligible women will be held at the InterContinental – The City’s Event Centre entrance on October 8 and 30 for both residents and visitors. A representative from the Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening Program, “Screen For Life,” will also be present at the Lobby Lounge on October 8 to help answer any questions guests may have about the program and the screening services it provides.

On October 8, from 8am to 11am, women can get a complimentary consultation with a nurse and from 11.30am to 4.30pm, eligible women can get a complimentary screening. On October 20, guests can try the exclusive pink-themed Arabic lunch at The Square and on October 30, from 8am to 5pm, women can get a complimentary screening. Throughout the month of October, guests can enjoy a selection of pink delights and cakes at the Lobby Lounge.
Free screenings (for eligible women). Oct 8, 11.30am-4pm; Oct 30, 8am-5pm. InterContinental Doha – The City, West Bay (40154 8888).

By Maram Allaghi
Time Out Doha,

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