ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi has called upon philanthropists to come forward and cooperate with the government in its initiatives in the health sector for the service of humanity. Addressing a cancer symposium in Karachi on Monday, he said precious human lives could be saved by the early diagnosis of cancer. He expressed satisfaction over awareness campaigns underway at different levels in the country to create awareness among people about breasts, lungs, and other kinds of cancer
The president said that in the world, attention is being paid to nuclear energy and the day is not far when Pakistan will be able to make its own nuclear reactors to meet national energy needs. The President said because of technological advances and innovations in the field of medicines, the treatment of cancer patients has become possible.