Qatar Cancer Society Signs Agreement With National Cancer Society Of Malaysia


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Doha, Qatar: Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) and the National Cancer Society of Malaysia (NCSM) have signed a collaborative agreement focusing on designing, organising, and executing cancer-related activities within Qatar and Malaysia and in broader regional and global contexts.

The signing ceremony was attended by sheikh Dr. Khalid bin Jabor Al Thani, Chairman of QCS, Dr. Saunthari Somasundaram, President of NCSM and Co-chairperson of NCD Malaysia, and Dr. Wahid Ali Said Al Kharusi, President of the Oman Cancer Association. The event was officiated by Yang Berhormat Datuk Seri Dr. Haji Dzulkefly Ahmad, Health Minister of Malaysia.

Sheikh Dr. Khalid bin Jabor Al Thani emphasized the significance of the agreement, stating:“This partnership marks a new chapter in our efforts to combat cancer. By working together and leveraging our combined expertise and resources, we can enhance cancer care, raise awareness, and provide support not only in Qatar and Malaysia but also on a global scale.”

The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the National Cancer Congress of Malaysia, held recently, at Sunway University, Kuala Lumpur. The congress, themed“Bridging Gaps, Building Hope, Empowering Lives,” provided a comprehensive overview of the cancer care continuum, addressing aspects such as prevention, screening and diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, advocacy, and policy.

Organized by the National Cancer Society of Malaysia, Sunway University, NCD Malaysia, and the Malaysian Medical Association Public Health Society, the congress highlighted the global effort in combating cancer.

In the conference's opening session,“Leading Change: The Impact of the Qatar Cancer Society on Cancer Awareness and Patient Support,” Sheikh Dr. Khalid bin Jabor Al Thani highlighted QCS's initiatives and achievements in raising cancer awareness and supporting patients. Additionally, Dr. Hadi delivered a research lecture titled“Measures of Cancer Care Efficiency,” providing valuable insights into improving cancer care.

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