Razzaq Sheikh 
QUETTA: One out of every nine women across Pakistan was suffering from breast cancer. This was revealed by the Parliamentary Secretary of Science and IT, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Dr. Rubaba Khan Buledi.

Dr. Rubaba Khan Buledi expressed these views while speaking as a special guest at the Breast Cancer Awareness Program jointly organized by Balochistan Rural Support Program and UNFP here on Thursday.

Dr. Rubaba noted that although the resources are fewer in Balochistan, their proper use can be helpful in solving the problems faced by its people. “The problems people of Balochistan are passing for seventy years need to be solved now,”.

“For the formation of public policy, the availability of certified data is very important, she said, adding that In this regard, there is a need to establish database centers in all the districts of Balochistan, for which the Ministry of Science and Information Technology is ready to provide all possible support.

Chairperson Commission of Status of Women Balochistan, Fauzia Shaheen, Chief Operating Officer of BRSP Sirajuddin Ghori, Anita Ahuja of UNFPA, Jahan Ara Tabasim, Shahida Habib Alizai, Rukhsana Baloch and others also spoke.

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