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Soroptimists in FIji reducing the death rate of women with breast cancer,  Fiji rates no 2 in the world for breast cancer related deaths. 10 Fijian Soroptimist Clubs, have collaborated with the Fijian Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation for Pinktober.  Each Club will be running breast screening and awareness campaigns. The launch function was held at the Nalagi Resort Hotel. Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosa Akbar addressed the event, with a stern message to not fall for traditional medicine, stating that her mission was to educate every household every woman and girl and every man about breast cancer. The summary can be found HERE.

Launch of Pinktober - Past Federation President Suman Lal and National President Fiji Anita Prasad, along with members of Soroptimist Fiji and the Fijian Ministry of Women, launched Pinktober month campaign.   
SI Suva, reported their partnership with the Ministry of Health and the Fiji Sports Council,  so the large crowd of men and women attending the HFC National stadium during the IDC tournament (this is the amateur Fijian football cup tournament) could become aware of breast and cervical cancer. They provided free mammograms by the medical team from MOH on the REACH Bus.  

You can view the video, from one of the women who did the breast screening HERE.

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