First Lady Samina Alvi has emphasized for collective efforts to create awareness among masses about breast cancer and cure the disease.
Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad on Wednesday, she said breast cancer diagnosed at early stage is curable.
She said thousands of women die every year due to non-diagnosis of the disease.
Underlining the need for affordable treatment of the disease, Samina Alvi said hospitals should take the initiative to cut their treatment costs.
Appreciating the government’s Sehat Sahulat Program, she said under this program, everyone will be given equal health facilities.
She also urged the society to build a friendly environment for persons with disabilities.