Pink Caravan is a Pan UAE breast cancer initiative that falls under Friends of Cancer Patients’ umbrella “Kashf” for early detection of cancer and aims to raise awareness around breast cancer early detection and screening methods.

Launched in 2011  under  the  patronage of His Royal Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of  Sharjah  and Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients, International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC and Patron of the First Global NCD Alliance Forum.

The 11 years old initiative has garnered widespread recognition locally, regionally, and internationally, and therefore, has appointed ambassadors from different walks of life to promote and advocate its mission.

Vision:

Become a vehicle for change by engaging breast cancer related NGO’s to join together and unify the United Arab Emirates breast cancer early detection‭ & ‬screening and patient support efforts‭.‬

Mission:

  • Spread awareness about the importance of self-breast examination amongst the UAE community via traditional lectures‭, ‬one-on-one‭ ‬education engagements‭, ‬PR‭, ‬Media‭, ‬digital and social media platform‭.‬
  • Dispel myths associated with breast cancer in relation to the UAE community‭.‬
  • Provide access to clinical-breast examinations‭, ‬regular mammography testings and further breast cancer screening investigation‭, ‬for women and men within the UAE community‭.‬
  • Lobby for the creation of the UAE’s National Cancer Registry‭.‬
  • Advocate amongst public and private medical bodies to make available and improve the standards of breast cancer screening and treatment within the UAE‭.‬

Medical statistics since 2011

Pink Caravan Medical Mobile Clinic is a medical facility that travels across the United Arab Emirates providing onsite awareness and screening for breast and cervical cancer increasing the chances of early detection and survival.

It’s an independent medical facility and licensed by Ministry of Health and Prevention with a license No. 7414 since 2018.

PINK CARAVAN MEDICAL MOBILE CLINIC SERVICES:

  1. Clinical Breast Examination (CBE)
    CBE is an exam conducted by a health care professional and involves inspection and palpation of all breast tissue including lymph nodes basins.
  2. Mammogram Screening
    Are carried out for healthy women, 40  years and older, who have no symptoms of breast cancer with a HOLOGIC Tomosynthesis 3Dimensions Mammography System
  3. Ultrasound Screening
    Further imaging assessment to obtain a  definitive and timely diagnosis of all potential abnormalities detected during CBE or Mammogram screening
  4. Pap Test
    Papanicolaou test, (also called Pap test) is the standard test for screening for cervical cancer. All sexually active women, symptom free, aged 25- 65 years (married,  divorced, widowed) are eligible for screening.

Contact details:
For admin related inquiries:

For medical appointments inquiries:

  • Jamila Ibrahim – Pink Caravan Mobile Clinic Nurse
    [email protected] | 06 506 5582
  • Ms. Hana Gotbi – Pink Caravan Mobile Clinic Mammography Technologist
    [email protected]  | 06 506 5576
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