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The committee marks breast cancer awareness day

The Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development organised on 2nd October a breast cancer awareness raising day. Dozens of members of the Assembly showed their support to the event by wearing the pink ribbon distributed for the occasion.

In the context of the awareness raising day, the Committee also held an exchange of views with Susan Knox, Executive Director of Europa Donna and Stella Kyriakides (Cyprus, EPP/CD), Committee member,  who is currently working on the elaboration of a report entitled “Optimum care for women with breast cancer”.

Every year, the month of October is marked by breast cancer awareness raising events in countries across the world.