Burgan Bank was recently honored by the Indian Doctors Forum for its endorsement to launching the 2012 Health Guide. Burgan Bank's support is in line with its efforts to spread more health education and other community related medical issues. This year, the health guide has been published with a fundamental theme of "Cancer Awareness".
The event was held under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and was attended by Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Sheikh Ali Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah, Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer, President KAACH and former health minister, as well as Dr. Ibrahim Hadi, Undersecretary, Ministry of Health. Mr. Majed Essa Al Ajeel, Chairman of Burgan Bank, received a token of appreciation during the event, which aimed highlighting a wide range of key preventive measures that help patients realize the importance of coping with cancer.
The 2012 Health Guide's central focal point is cancer, since it affects approximately 12.6 million people worldwide annually. Proper awareness, timely detection, treatment and regular follow up can significantly reduce the increased rates of cancer.
The Indian Doctors Forum is an organization of Indian Doctors residing and working across various fields of medicine in Kuwait. The forum is a registered body with the Indian Embassy which is affiliated to the Kuwait Medical Association, and is one of the largest Indian organizations in Kuwait.
Burgan Bank is fully committed to organizations and associations such as the Indian Doctors Forum, which reflects its role as a socially responsible Kuwaiti leading financial institution. The bank continues to open more chapters in its dedication towards the social fabric of Kuwait.