In cooperation with Lena and Green Hands Society the Al Wa’ad Society for Cancer Advocacy and Survivorship held a family healthy day on Saturday 30/6/2012 at 11:00 am until 6:00 pm, where fun and health meet in one place at Amman Mall - Dream Park, the festival included the following free medical examinations:

 

Type of test

Sponsor

Number of cases tested

Clinical examination for early detection of breast cancer program

Jordan Breast Cancer Program

29 *

Diabetes screening

Al-amad Drug Store

170

Check Blood Pressure

Eastern Mediterranean agency for import and consulting– MEDICA

200

Fat mass in the Body

Eastern Mediterranean agency for import and consulting– MEDICA

150

Check for carbon monoxide ratios for smokers

Lena and Hands Green Society

120

Provide nicotine substitutes to quit smoking

Al-amad Drug Store

120

*Five cases were detected and converted to specialists:

The following NGOs and foundations participated for the definition of their objectives and programs of awareness:

 

Participated Institutions

The target

King Hussein Cancer Foundation

Encourage participation to its various programs.

Lena and Green Hands Society

Awareness about the seriousness of smoking as a major cause of disease.

The Al Wa’ad Society for Cancer Advocacy and Survivorship

Awareness of the importance of providing support for cancer patients.

Jordanian Palliative Care Society

The definition of the Palliative Care and encourage participation with its program.


The following products were distributed free to the public, especially kids:

 

Company

Article

Nestle

Chocolate Drink

Arabian Ekha' Trading Co

Candy Fulla

Arabian Ekha' Trading Co

Juice

Fine Hygienic Paper Co. Ltd

FINE

 

Also there were:

• Sale for local products, "Foods, traditional handmade, soap and gifts"

• Play Area for kids