HealthPlus Women’s Health Center in the UAE has opened to support the national breast cancer campaign in the run up to October International Breast Cancer Awareness month.

The centre will educate women about the disease and emphasise the importance of screening and early detection by offering free clinical breast examinations throughout the month.

The facility will also conduct a series of interactive workshops and educate on how to perform self breast exams, reports.

The centre, developed by healthcare investment group UE Medical, is scheduled to be officially inaugurated in November 2009.