Brest Friends in partnership with Al Jalila Foundation promotes early detection of breast cancer
Dubai: Nabrman, the Emirati fashion boutique for bespoke Abayas contributed to raising awareness on breast cancer during the month of October by donating a percentage of the company’s sales.
To assist in raising awareness about Breast Cancer, Nabrman donated 2% of all sales made in October to the Al Jalila Foundation Breast Cancer Programme.
“Breast cancer is a highly complex disease and there is not and will not be a single, simple solution. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Advances in research offer hope and healing to countless women diagnosed every year, research and early detection can save lives”, noted Dr. Houriya Kazim founder and president of Brest Friends in partnership with Al Jalila Foundation
Brest Friends in partnership with Al Jalila Foundation promotes early detection of breast cancer, facilitate medical treatment, set –up and fund locally-based research into the epidemiology of breast cancer in the UAE.
“A core value at Nabrman is the empowerment of women, and supporting women. During October, which is the Breast Cancer Awareness month, we at Nabrman decided to stay true to our core values and contribute to the safety and security of women by donating funds to Al Jalila Foundation for breast cancer treatment and research,’’ said Hend Al Mutawa, Founder of Nabrman.
Nabrman is an Emirati fashion house specializing in high-quality and luxurious Abayas. The brand, established in 2008, has emerged as one of the most desired Abaya brands in the Middle East region, with an increasing clientele of trendy and stylish women. Nabrman—which means ‘White Flower’ in Turkish—is a visionary collaboration of old world charm and elegant sophistication resulting in a contemporary mix of designs rooted in cultural heritage. Nabrman capitalizes on the essence of its name and the functionality of Abayas, which is the primary objective of the brand, by ensuring its designs flow gracefully and effortlessly.
About Brest Friends:
Brest Friends was established in 2005 by Dr Houriya Kazim, the UAE’s first female surgeon, with the mission to save lives by increasing awareness of breast cancer in the United Arab Emirates.
Brest Friends offers support to breast cancer patients by removing barriers such as limited or no health insurance, lack of transportation and childcare, or language and cultural differences. For the last 10 years, Brest Friends has run the only breast cancer support group in Dubai where patients and survivors meet once a month to learn, socialize and support each other. In 2015, Brest Friends partnered with Al Jalila Foundation to promote early detection of breast cancer, facilitate medical treatment and, most importantly, set up and fund locally-based research into the epidemiology of breast cancer in the UAE.