Raising Awareness – Pink October 2019

All around the world October marks Breast Cancer Awareness month and as with every year a number of events and activities are planned throughout the month in order to make the public aware of this disease and the facilities available to all in order to ensure early detection and or prevention through lifestyle changes.

We all may know someone affected by breast cancer, maybe you are a strong survivor – this month is about spreading the word and making sure as many people as possible are aware and getting themselves checked in order to always be a step ahead.

So in order to spread the message here are some of the multitude of events planned around the country that you can support and get involved in.

1.Harper’s BAZAAR Pink Project 2019 – Oct 1 – 31 – Pavillion Kuala Lumpur
Come and learn all about breast cancer, how to do your monthly Breast self examinations with the Breast Cancer Foundation team and get yourself checked by medical professionals in Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur!

2. Armada Hotel PJ Pinktober Afternoon Chari-TEA – Oct 6 – 27 – Armada PJ
Treat you and your loved ones to a PINK Afternoon Tea every Sunday this October at the Armada PJ and support the cause. Proceeds from your hi-tea purchase will be donated to Breast Cancer Foundation in aid of those affected by the disease.

3. Best Western PJ Pink Hi-Tea – Oct 6 – 27 – Best Western PJ
Make a difference and head over to the Best Western for Hi-Tea every Sunday afternoon this month. Proceeds from your hi-tea purchase will go to the Breast Cancer Foundation Patient Fund.

4. Make Up & Breast Cancer by KISS Mineral – Oct 18 – 20 – Melawati Mall
Learn about breast cancer, early detection and support our cause as you check out the amazing high quality and safe make up products from KISS Mineral at their kiosk in Melawati Mall.

5. The Running Diva Malaysia Pinktober 2019 – Oct 19 – IOI City Mall, Putrajaya
A 5km run through the city with 1000s of Malaysians all in support of the fight against Breast Cancer and raising awareness. A second event is planned for Oct 25 – Persada Johor ICC, Johor Bahru.

6. Pink October Fun Walk 2019 HSAH – Oct 19 – Sungai Petani Hospital Surgical Department
This is a charity run that promotes health and strengthens relationships between medical practitioner and the public. The aim is to raise awareness and to provide knowledge to people in Sungai Petani related to breast cancer and how important it is to ensure and maintain good health.

7. International Pink October Fun Run Penang 2019 – Oct 20  – Queensbay Mall, Outdoor Parking Site
A fun run winding through Penang in order to raise awareness and much needed funds for the fight against Breast Cancer.

8. Pink October Mammogram Promotion 2019 – Oct 7 to 6 Nov – Beacon Hospital
Beacon Hospital is running a CSR campaign to provide Mammograms for 500 patients throughout the month for only RM39. Research shows that regular mammograms reduce the chances of death due to breast cancer by up to 20%.

There are many more events planned throughout the month as multiple organizations get involved to spread awareness and raise much needed funds for the cause.

If you can spare some time, please get involved and more importantly become aware of the disease and how it can be prevented – it may just save a life, even your own.

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