First Lady Fazna Ahmed on Sunday evening, inaugurated the 'Endometriosis Association of Maldives’.
The association was inaugurated during a special ceremony held on Sunday evening at the Maagiri Hotel.
Endometriosis is a common disease that affects women during their menstruation cycle. It is estimated that 1 in 10 women suffers from this invisible chronic illness.
According to the association, their main purpose is to provide support to those who need it through informing and giving direction relevant to the disease, including its symptoms and treatment plans. They will also work towards raising awareness of the disease.