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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