Al Salam Bank concludes cancer awareness drive
Al Salam Bank-Bahrain announced concluding its month-long children cancer awareness drive in September during a two-day awareness session with the ‘Smile’ initiative of the Future Youth Association.
The event kicked off at the bank’s headquarters with a lecture by Dr Amal Dawood from the Health Promotion Department, Ministry of Health, on the importance of diet and exercise in preventing cancer in children.
Commenting, Al Salam Bank Head of Human Resources and Administration, Muna Al Balooshi, said the bank is looking forward to the upcoming Think Pink awareness activations. Future Youth Association President, Subah Abdul Rahman Al Zayani said the annual initiative, under the theme ‘Our Children as Gold’, now in its sixth year, aims to provide psychosocial support to children with cancer and their parents.
Gold ribbons were given to more than 340 staff members on the occasion with fun-filled activities for children, including a mosaic art workshop.