Under the title “My Smile”, Mother Syria Assembly , on May 24, 2017, held a youth initiative ceremony aimed at bringing a smile of joy on the faces of children suffering from cancer . The event was held at the Arab Cultural Center in Kafar Sousse , under the patronage of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor.
A short film was screened that simulated the aspirations of children sick with cancer and their determination to recover and continue life. Token and material gifts were given to the children participating in the celebration, amidst joyous performances , and children and their families expressed thanks for this gesture, which contributed to giving joys to their hearts, and inspired them with great happiness .
MSA President Dr. Mahmoud al-Irk expressed MSA care to planting the hope of healing children with cancer in Syria, , noting that that this celebration is a symbolic support and a sincere call to “work more … care more .. for children with cancer”.
He stressed the need to provide morale, psychological and educational support to children with cancer, psychosocial services for parents of children with cancer to bear the burden of the disease, medical materials for this purpose, and to raise awareness about child cancer.