Charlestown, Nevis – The Ministry of Health on Nevis, is hosting a series of activities as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The awareness campaign is designed to decimate pertinent information regarding the deadly scourge.
The following are the highlighted events proposed, during the month:
Wear pink during the month of October to raise breast cancer awareness
Create a photo wall at your place of business. Take a picture and post to the Facebook page of the Health Promotions Unit
12th to 16th October – Breast screening at all Health Centers in Nevis, except for Combermere and Cotton Ground
17th October – Pink Lily Walk – Join Pink Lily to support the fighters and survivors of breast cancer
18th October – Church Service at 11 am to 12 noon at the Church of Christ
21st October – Breast Cancer Forum -‘In the pink of things’-at NEPAC
23rd October – Pretty me Pink – Wear something pink on this day, Breast Cancer Day
24th October – Address by Junior Minister of Health, Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams
24th, 25th and 31st October – Mobile bus screening
Remember, early detection saves lives
The general public is cordially invited to participate in as many of the activities as possible.