1:40 am - Friday September 30, 2016

Phuket holds breast cancer awareness activity

Phuket holds breast cancer awareness activityOn 17th July 2013 at Phuket Rajabhat University, Sabina together with PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited and Muang Thai Life Insurance held a breast cancer prevention activity entitled “Sabina Sewing Cup Sewing Heart”.

Khun Boonchai Puntuamporn – CEO of Sabina Thailand said “Sabina is a company which understands women; we give priority to all health issues and diseases associated with women, especially breast cancer which affects the lives of so many Thai women. For this reason, we have organized a project called ‘Sabina Sewing Cup Sewing Heart’, a project which raises awareness of breast cancer and what measures can be taken to prevent the illness, not only for Thai women but women all around the world. The project also provides women with knowledge about basic breast cancer detection which can be done by themselves. By holding these projects nationwide we aim to raise funds and gain volunteers who can so that we are able to help those who require and receive surgery. With the cooperation of Phuket Rajabhat University we have managed to gain over 800 volunteers and students to support such activities.”

He added “For those of you who have relatives or friends who are breast cancer patients they can receive support by visiting any Sabina Shop or the closest hospital or cancer centre in the area.”

For those interested in joining the cause in the “Sabina Sewing Cup Sewing Heart” project also encourages people to help sew breast prostheses for patients.
The project offers a special “1 Sewing Set Equals 80 Baht Donation” promotion. The sewing kits are available at Sabina counters nationwide, all branches of Muang Thai Life Insurance and participating Jiffy shops.

All donated breast prostheses will see 80 baht contributed to the project by Sabina and its partners.

When they return the completed sewing cup, participants will get a 100 baht cash voucher for future purchases of Sabina products.

The campaign runs until Nov 16.

Call Sabina Call Centre on 02-422-9430 or Muang Thai Smile on 1766.

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