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    Australian High Commission raise funds for Sri Lanka Cancer Society

    September 30, 2014

    The Australian High Commissioner,  Robyn Mudie, and the  staff and friends of the Australian High Commission, have marked International Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) with a fundraising morning tea.  The event was organized to increase awareness of the disease, which is the most common cancer among women worldwide and the second leading cause of death in women according to the World Health Organisation.  

    The event raised funds for the Sri Lanka Cancer Society, and was attended by the Society's President,  Tony Anghie, and Public Education Board Chair, Mrs Merle Weerasinghe. The funds raised by the High Commission will support breast cancer awareness and education in rural Sri Lanka. (KH)
    Last modified on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 11:19

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