Under the patronage of its executive director, Dr. Maher Jamal Eddine and the presence of all directors, managers, and departments heads, and in participation with Zahra Breast Cancer Association, Healthy Cities Programme, Anti-Smoking Charitable Association, private schools, AL Ahsa Hospital organized an awareness campaign on the occasion of the World Cancer Day under the slogan of (IAM AND I WILL) which was launched on February 4th, 2019.
The event took place at the hospital main lobby and had promoted the awareness on the importance of prevention of cancer and highlighted the dietary habits that can reduce risks such as:
- Consuming less foods rich in sugar and refined carbs, as well as processed meat.
- Eating a diet full of diverse whole foods, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, healthy fats, and fresh fish.
Generally, people with cancer are encouraged to follow a healthy, balanced diet to preserve quality of life and support optimal health outcomes.