Barbados joins Globeathon Walk to End Women’s Cancer – 7th Sept 2014 at Bay St Esplanade

“We are proposing a gynaecological cancer and prevention unit at the QEH which would be another centre of excellence, providing cancer care and preventative to prevent below-the-belt women cancers . . . ,” gyneacologic oncologist at the QEH, Dr Vikash Chatrani, said at the Press launch for the Sagicor Globe-athon walk and run, held at Sagicor Life’s Wildey, St Michael offices.

The Globe-athon is a coalition of 80+ countries dedicated to unifying communities around the world to raise awareness, education and research on gynaecological (GYN) Cancers. This first ever international relay shows how one step can make a world of difference.

The Globe-athon is a coalition of 80+ countries dedicated to unifying communities around the world to raise awareness, education and research on gynaecological (GYN) Cancers. This first ever international relay shows how one step can make a world of difference.

Globeathon Barbados is determined to increase awareness, educate and initiate early screening for all women.

The Barbados Cancer Society and Sagicor Life Inc forge a strategic partnership for the Globe-athon Walk to End Women's Cancer. Dr. Vikash Chatrani, representing the organising committee of the local Globe-athon event invoked a heart-felt plea to the media about this event...

The Barbados Cancer Society and Sagicor Life Inc forge a strategic partnership for the Globe-athon Walk to End Women’s Cancer. Dr. Vikash Chatrani, representing the organising committee of the local Globe-athon event invoked a heart-felt plea to the media about this event…

The inaugural Globe-athon event in 2013 was conceptualised to raise awareness of below-the-belt women’s cancers such as cervical cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer and more. The 2013 Barbados event attracted over 1,200 participants and raised funds which were donated to improve Women’s Cancer Services at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. This year’s 5K walk and run will take place on September 7th at 4:00 p.m.

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