CEO of Pink Ribbon Pakistan, Mr. Omer Aftab, Visits CEMB to Discuss Cost-Effective Genetic Screening

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Mr. Omer Aftab, the CEO of Pink Ribbon Pakistan, visited the Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB) on May 22, 2024. The visit emphasized potential collaborative efforts between Pink Ribbon Pakistan and CEMB to enhance breast cancer screening and research with a significant societal impact.

Upon his arrival, Mr. Aftab was warmly welcomed by the Director of CEMB, Prof. Moazur Rahman. They engaged in a productive meeting to discuss innovative and cost-effective approaches to genetic testing. This dialogue is part of a broader initiative to make advanced genetic screening accessible to a larger segment of the population, particularly for early detection of breast cancer.

Mr. Aftab expressed his appreciation for CEMB’s relentless efforts in pioneering research that directly benefits society. The visit included a tour of CEMB’s state-of-the-art genetic screening laboratory. Prof. Moaz provided an in-depth briefing on the ongoing projects at CEMB, highlighting their cutting-edge research.

The visit concluded with a mutual agreement to explore further collaborations between Pink Ribbon and CEMB, aimed at enhancing the reach and efficacy of genetic screening. This visit marks a promising step towards strengthening the ties between research institutions and healthcare organizations, fostering an environment where scientific advancements can directly translate into societal benefits.