Brigadier Younus Javed, VC MUST, Mirpur AJ&K, in demonstration of commitment to the noble cause, inaugurated Pink Ribbon campaign and led the “Breast Cancer Awareness Walk” to galvanise the spirit & give hope against the disease which is spreading at alarming rate in Pakistan.
The Pink Ribbon Ceremony organised by the Department of Mathematics of Mirpur University of Science and Technology MUST, Mirpur AJ&K was inaugurated by Brig (R) Prof. Dr. Muhammad Younus Javed SI (M), Vice Chancellor of Mirpur University in the City Campus on Friday, October 20, 2023. Inaugural ceremony was followed by Breast Cancer Awareness Walk & a Seminar in Science Block.
Speaking on the occasion Brigadier Younus Javed appreciated the initiative of Dr. Rashida Hussain for holding awareness programme on one of the very most neglected, overlooked & underprioritised health problems of Pakistan. Vice Chancellor stressed the significance of early detection which can increases the chances of successful treatment, encouraged regular screenings, self-examinations, denounced associated myths & misconceptions with subject disease and shared various examples of patients who were suffering from Breast Cancer & struggles which they faced in way of treatment.
Event was participated by Prof Dr. Tahseen Ghous, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Aslam, Dean Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, Prof. Dr. Rashida Hussain, Chairperson Department of Mathematics, Maj (R) Jahangir Ahmed khan, Chief Security Officer, Dr. Muhammad Altaf, Director Student’s Affairs, Mr. Muhammad Ayub, Director Estate Management, Mr. Ansir Ali khan, Deputy Director Student’s Affairs, Faculty Members & Students of various departments.