Breast cancer campaign launched in Taif

Early detection is key to successfully treating the disease. (Shutterstock)
Updated 12 October 2018
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Breast cancer campaign launched in Taif

JEDDAH: Saad Al-Maimouni, the governor of Taif, recently launched the province’s contribution to the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness campaign. He was joined by Saleh Al-Moans, the director of health affairs in Taif, and the directors of a number of local government agencies.

The campaign aims to raise awareness in the community, especially among women, of the need for regular screening for breast cancer, and of the seriousness of the disease. 

Early detection is key to successfully treating the disease, and can best be achieved by through regular self-checks, examinations by a doctor and mammograms. 


Trump sending Pompeo for meeting with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman

Updated 1 min 58 sec ago
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Trump sending Pompeo for meeting with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman

WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received a telephone call from the US President Donald Trump in which various issues were discussed, including the ongoing Saudi-Turkish cooperation in the investigation into the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi and the keenness of the Kingdom's leadership to clarify all relevant facts.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to leave the United States within the hour for a trip to the Kingdom to meet with King Salman, and will travel to other places as necessary, according to the US president.