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Buildings in Hà Nội and HCM City go pink for breast cancer month

Update: October, 20/2020 - 12:55
The Euro Window Building uses pink lights to raise awareness for breast cancer prevention. — Photo courtesy of the Supportive Fund for Cancer Patients – Bright Future

HÀ NỘI — A number of large buildings in Hà Nội and HCM City turned pink  for 30 minutes on Monday night to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The event last from 8pm to 8.30pm.

In Hà Nội, five buildings were lit pink, including the TNG Building at 54 Nguyễn Chí Thanh Street , the Doji Building at 5 Lê Duẩn Street, the Hoàng Huy Building at 275 Nguyễn Trãi Street, the Euro Window at 2 Tôn Thất Tùng Street and the Sun Grand City at 3 Lương Yên Street.

The buildings used pink lights with symbol of a pink knot to call for community’s notice for breast cancer prevention.

The Vincom Landmark 81 Building goes pink. — Photo courtesy of the Supportive Fund for Cancer Patients – Bright Future

In HCM City, the Vincom Landmark 81 Building in Bình Thạnh District –the tallest building in Việt Nam also turned pink and featured the pink knot icon.

This event aims to attract attention of the whole society to prevent this disease to raise awareness of prevention and action against breast cancer.

The event is a part of activities in response to the breast cancer screening and communication campaign 2020, named “Share hands with the women I love”. The campaign is in the framework of the World Breast Cancer Prevention Month and celebrates the 90th anniversary of the Vietnamese Women’s Day October 20.

The event was launched and organised by the Ministry of Health, the Supportive Fund for Cancer Patients – Bright Future with sponsor from the Roche Việt Nam. — VNS

 

 

 

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