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Pinktober kicks off to mark Breast Cancer Awareness month

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 01/10/2019

Tonga joins the rest of the world in marking the breast cancer awareness month, hence the title ‘PINK-TOBER’.

This morning Tonga Breast Cancer Society launched the breast cancer awareness month with a special program and was attended by Hon. Frederica Filipe, members of the diplomatic corps and many guests.

Speaking during the program Lord Tangi ‘o Vaonukonuka praised this year’s theme ” early detection save lives, and urged women to get early detection screening help and get treatment as soon as possible.

This morning’s program also saw a survivor Mele Fusi Talakai sharing her experiences and encouraged women to get early checkups and have faith.

The theme for this year’s Pinktober is – Early detection, saves lives!

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