Pink Bra

Introducing the Pink Bra

An innovative bra that helps underprivileged women in Pakistan detect breast cancer early. Designed at Tonic International (Dubai based advertising agency) and produced in partnership with Pink Ribbon Pakistan, the Pink Bra turns the everyday action of slipping money inside the bra into a breast cancer self-examination exercise. Pakistan has the highest incidence rate of…

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Zakat & Sadqa

Dear Friends of Pink Ribbon, Ramzan Mubarik! Save 110 Lives a Day with Your Zakat & Sadqa The Prophet (PBUH) said: “What benefits after death is the charity (Sadqa-e-Jariah) given out of wealth and property” – Mishkat Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in Pakistan – 247 women a day are diagnosed while 110…

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Be Alert & Take Guards A Serial Killer is on the Loose

Of all the perils our women face, Breast Cancer has become the most precarious as it is claiming 40,000 lives only in Pakistan annually, not to speak of the unreported cases. Every 9th Pakistani women is at high risk of this fatal disease and, if calculated, this number soars up to 10.2 million. This is…

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Be wary of the silent killer

The ‘C’ word today that is terrorising mankind irrespective of age, colour, creed or race, creeps up on its victims unannounced and uninvited, rooting itself deep, sometimes slowly and steadily, and at times, at the speed of lightening. It all starts with one body cell going rogue. Cancer is a mutation, a division of cells…

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This World Cancer Day, take a step towards a healthy lifestyle

Every year on February 4, World Cancer day is marked across the globe, including in Pakistan. Observing such days is a way to remind ourselves the importance of that issue. And this issue is particularly worth remembering as cancer contributes to a major burden of diseases worldwide. Each year millions of people are diagnosed with…

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PSL 4 to observe Breast Cancer Day

DUBAI: The fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will observe Childhood Cancer Awareness and Breast Cancer Awareness Days, a press release said. The Childhood Cancer Awareness Day will be observed on February 15 – on the International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day. All the commentators and teams playing that day will wear Golden Ribbon synonymous with Childhood…

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پی ایس ایل 4 میں کینسر سے بچاؤ کے لیے آگاہی مہم

اسلام آباد: پاکستان سپر لیگ( پی ایس ایل) کی جانب سے چائلڈ ہڈ کنیسر اور پنک ربن بریسٹ کینسرکی آگاہی کے لیے مہم بھی چلائی جائیگی۔ 15 فروری کو چائلڈ ہڈ کنیسر ڈے کی مناسبت سے تمام ٹیموں کے کھلاڑی گولڈن ربن باندھیں گے جبکہ میچ کے مبصرین بھی یہ ربن پہن کر تبصرہ کریں گے۔ دبئی…

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Over 40,000 women die of breast cancer annually

FAISALABAD: More than 40,000 women die of breast cancer every year in Pakistan, said Dr Omer Aftab, Chief Executive Officer Pink Ribbon. Addressing an awareness session on breast cancer in Faisalabad Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FWCCI) on Wednesday, he said breast cancer was spreading at much faster pace in Asia. In Pakistan, its…

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Breast cancer cases assuming alarming proportions

Breast cancer has become a major health hazard as more than 40,000 women die of this disease every year, said Pink Ribbon CEO Dr Omer Aftab while addressing an awareness session on Breast Cancer at Faisalabad Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FWCCI) here on Wednesday. He told that breast cancer is spreading at a…

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More than 100 women die daily from breast cancer in Pakistan: report

Islamabad (Agencies): At least 110 women die every day and 40,000 every year due to breast cancer in Pakistan, says Pink Ribbon, a no-profit organization working for breast cancer awareness and healthcare services, in their World Cancer Day press note.valence of breast cancer in the entire Asian region. Every 9th woman is at high risk…

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