Sister Abrish Khan, representing the Hijab Community, addressed the gathering with a reminder of the mercy and solace found in the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). She stressed that the Prophet was sent as a source of mercy to the world and that enduring suffering due to illness could bring great rewards, both in this world and in the hereafter.
Sagir Deshmukh, from the Cancare Foundation, delivered an informative presentation covering the causes, symptoms, preventive measures, and treatment options for cancer. He emphasized the importance of avoiding habits such as smoking, alcohol consumption, tobacco use, and the consumption of junk food to reduce the risk of cancer. Sagir Deshmukh also shed light on the significance of early detection, noting that the majority of cancers are not fatal if detected in their early stages. He praised the Cancer Research Foundation for its efforts to raise awareness about the disease through seminars, rallies, and public events and expressed gratitude for MIWF's involvement in the fight against cancer.