Pink Pakistan Trust, Karachi is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting breast cancer awareness and women’s health in Pakistan. By working together, HEC and Pink Pakistan hope to make a meaningful contribution toward improving women’s health and well-being in the country.
Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among women in Pakistan. HEC and Pink Pakistan have joined hands to raise awareness about breast cancer and promote early detection and treatment.
The signing ceremony, held at HEC Secretariat in Islamabad, was presided over by Chairman HEC Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed. The LoI was signed by the President, of Pink Pakistan Dr. Zubaida Qazi, and the Director General, of the National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE) HEC Mr. Muhammad Faisal Butt. Executive Director HEC Dr. Shaista Sohail also attended the ceremony.
Under the LoI, HEC and Pink Pakistan will collaborate on a range of initiatives to raise awareness about breast cancer, including seminars, workshops, and awareness campaigns at universities and colleges across Pakistan. The two sides will also work together to promote research on breast cancer and develop resources and materials to support women’s health and well-being.
HEC will also request the universities to grant priority to the research around breast cancer. Both sides will also deliberate facilitating a project in medical universities for initiating focused, robust, and ground-breaking research in the area of breast cancer.