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Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Qatar

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.

Free Pink Stickers from Marhaba!

The breast cancer awareness campaign is something that we support annually to help propagate information on how women can protect themselves from the disease through early detection. By wearing and sharing the Marhaba pink stickers, you are participating in our advocacy and helping spread awareness. 

Wearing our stickers won’t cure cancer, but it will help spread the word that this disease if detected early, can still be cured. Help us spread the word. 

Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park

meesh pink pastries

Meesh Cafe Pink Lemonade & Pink Pastries When life gives you lemons, make it pink! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and you may contribute to raising awareness. For every pink lemonade & pink pastry purchased at Meesh Cafe, QAR2 goes to the Qatar Cancer Society. Cheers to Pinktober!

Aramede Friday Brunch Goes Pink Want to enjoy a complimentary Friday Brunch at Aramede Restaurant? To help raise awareness about Breast Cancer for the month of October, come in your best PINK attire and you might get the chance to have your brunch for FREE. Dress up for fun, dress up for a good cause! *T&Cs apply.

Savor Lounge Pink Pastries These pink desserts are heavenly treats inspired by October being the Breast Cancer Awareness month. Give your sweet tooth some treat and in return, we’ll give QAR2 to the Qatar Cancer Society.

Call 4408 7788 for more information or reservations.

Marriott Marquis City Center Doha

Pink Fika A unique experience! Let’s do Fika a little different this October at West End Café & Patisserie. The traditional Swedish Coffee Break will turn pink throughout this month and it will fill your heart with joy knowing all proceeds will be donated to our partnered foundation Qatar Cancer Society. Indulge yourself with one of our popular homemade Swedish pastries over a cup of finest coffee or tea for a true break with your friends and family.

Daily, 10 pm–5 pm at West End Café & Patisserie
QAR55

marriott marquis BCA

For more information, call +974 4419 5000 or visit marriottmarquisdohadining.com

Read more here

October 1 to 31 Pinktober Cocktails at Orion To highlight the International month for Breast Cancer awareness, Orion will be offering a selection of pink cocktails.

6 pm to 1:30 am

October 11 & 18 – Big Pink Carvery Brunch with Live Entertainment at Hyde Park Book your brunch and experience an exceptional combination of traditional carvery, pies, fresh salads, international delights and an array of tempting desserts.  Get FREE swimming pool access from 7 am to 3 pm and 15% beverage discount voucher at Inginuity to be availed until 7 pm.

12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

QAR190 includes soft beverages; QAR345 includes special beverages
50% discount for kids 6-11; Free for kids below 6 years
A donation of QAR10/ for each brunch will be given to Qatar Cancer Society

For reservations, call 4428 1555, 4428 1645 or email [email protected]

Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl – Doha

QAR 220 for 2 persons with coffee or tea
Pink Milk Shake for ladies as a gifts
Available throughout October, 2 pm–6 pm

For more information and reservations, call +974 4035 5555.

Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort

SBR Pink Month Sealine

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, join our Saturday Buffet on 12 and 19 October 2019 with delightful pink drinks and desserts for only QAR200 (including entrance fee and swimming access).

Starts from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm at Al Odaid Restaurant.

10% of the buffet will be donated to Qatar Cancer Society.

For more details, call 4021 4000 or 4476 5200 or email us at [email protected]

The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

Breast Cancer Awareness Week at The Ritz-Carlton, Spa-1Experience different activities at The Ritz-Carlton Spa

20–26 October 2019
QAR 65 per person for non-members
Complimentary for all on Saturday, 26 October

Tickets available at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha Spa reception.

For more information call +974 4484 8173/74

The Westin Doha Hotel and Spa

westin heavenly spa

Polish it pink and support the good cause!

Call 4492 1682

Torch Staircase Run

Aspire Torch Staircase Run 2019

The annual Torch Staircase Run will be held during the Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as part of the organiser’s corporate social responsibility, the public can get a free check-up from a van placed especially for the purpose near The Torch. There will be an awareness booth to answer any question and provide more information to the public. The race is taking place on 25 October from 1 pm to 6 pm.

Aspire Zone Foundation will donate 30% of the participants’ registration fees to Qatar Cancer Society to support its activities. The event is sponsored by Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana (Nissan, Infiniti and Renault) and Ideal Solutions.

Visit here for more information.


Alfardan Sports Motors 

Alfa Romeo Dinner for Cancer Survivors 2

Alfardan Sports Motors – authorised reseller of Alfa Romeo in Qatar – and Qatar Cancer Society hosted a dinner for cancer survivors catered by Marsa Malaz Kempinski Hotel in honour of the annual Breast Cancer Awareness campaign. This year’s dinner recognised the people touched by cancer, spreading awareness about their fight against a disease that has affected many Arabs and their families across the region.

Survivors shared their experiences with guests and and the progress by which those affected are battling the disease – from the moment of diagnosis through treatment and remission, thanks to the concerted awareness campaign led by QCS and concerned members of the community. The evening ended on a happy note as Alfa Romeo offered a complimentary weekend test drive to one of the survivors chosen by Qatar Cancer Society, to explore the Italian brand’s iconic luxury sports models – surely a mind-blowing experience for anyone.

Elissa – Never Give Up Jewellery Collection

Elissa Never Give UpMsheireb Properties

Barahat Msheireb

Msheireb Properties is holding a series of activations as part of the nationwide effort to raise awareness on Breast Cancer during the month of October. Apart from lighting the property in pink, the company is also hosting a dedicated session for its female staff on 28 October, to be facilitated by Qatar Cancer Society to discuss breast cancer. Msheireb Museums is also the permanent home of the DNA Exhibition by Qatar Genome and Qatar Biobank, titled A Journey to the Heart of Life. The exhibition demonstrates the relevance of modern DNA studies for many fields, chief among them the fight against hereditary diseases, including breast cancer.

Qatar Airways with Hamad International Airport:

Qatar Airways Breast Cancer 2019

Qatar Airways has joined forces with Hamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar Aviation Services (QAS) and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) to show their united support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a series of ‘Think Pink’ themed events and giveaways throughout the month of October. Activities for staff will include pink giveaways and a series of lectures from the Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) at HIA, along with awareness workshops, free mammogram screening by qualified medical staff for all eligible employees, and the return of annual Charity Bazaar fundraising events at a variety of Qatar Airways locations. Get more information here.


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‘Put Yourself First’ says Screen For Life 

screen for life

For this one month, Screen For Life is asking women to put themselves first and take the time to get screened and help spread the message of early screening and set an example to the younger generation. Screening is free for all women in Qatar aged 45 to 69 years old. Contact the PHCC at [email protected] or their call centre at 800 1112 and book your appointment. 

October MSU schedule

Deema Community Centre on 29–31 October

Deema Community Centre

This event at Deema Community Centre will be open on 29 October from 3 pm-7 pm and 31 October from 9 am-12 pm. You can get your tickets which cost QAR50 here. There will be an:

  • On-site Mammogram facility for breast cancer screening
  • Key Note Speakers on Women’s Health & Nutrition
  • Fun activities for hair, makeup, beauty and fashion
  • Healthy food demonstration and tasting
  • Shop local products made in Doha

Desert Princess on 22–23 October

Desert Princess Cancer Screening

Elite Medical Center on 20 OctoberElite Medical Center

All About Breast Cancer Screening

Early detection is key to achieving the best possible outcome from breast cancer. A mammogram is a simple, non-invasive exam that can help detect potential breast cancer at the earliest possible time.

In addition to being breast aware and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, it is recommended that women begin regular breast cancer screenings from the age of 45. Breast cancer screening is for women without any signs and symptoms.

Read more here.


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error: Copyright © Marhaba Information Guide. Reproduction of material from Marhaba Information Guide’s book or website without written permission is strictly prohibited. Using Marhaba Information Guide’s material without authorisation constitutes as plagiarism as well as copyright infringement.