WORLD CANCER DAY
World Cancer Day each and every 4th of February is the international uniting initiative led by means of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). By elevating global awareness, improving schooling and catalysing personal, collective and authorities action, we're working collectively to reimagine a world where millions of preventable most cancers deaths are saved and get right of entry to to life-saving most cancers remedy and care is equal for all - no remember who you are or the place you live.
Created in 2000, World Cancer Day has grown into a superb movement for everyone, in all places to unite underneath one voice to face one of our greatest challenges in history.
Each year, hundreds of activities and occasions take vicinity around the world, gathering communities, organisations and humans in schools, businesses, hospitals, marketplaces, parks, neighborhood halls, places of worship - in the streets and on-line - acting as a powerful reminder that we all have a role to play in decreasing the international affect of cancer.
This year's World Cancer Day's theme, 'I Am and I Will', is all about you and your dedication to act. We trust that through our fantastic actions, collectively we can reach the goal of decreasing the variety of untimely deaths from cancer and noncommunicable ailments by way of one third by using 2030.
Join us on the 4th of February and talk out and stand up for a cancer-free world.
Our time to act is now.