First Lady stresses joint policy by OIC states on cancer control

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ISTANBUL, Apr 15 (APP): First Lady Begum Mehmooda Hussain has urged upon the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries to adopt a joint policy to address the issue of cancer including its timely diagnosis and treatment.

In a special session – First Ladies’ Leadership on Cancer
Control – held here on the sidelines of 13th OIC summit, Begum Mehmooda said awareness should be raised about the prevention of cancer through media and holding of seminars.

The special session hosted by Turkish first lady Emine Erdogan was attended by the first ladies of OIC countries.