HRH Princess Dina Mired, is a mother of a cancer survivor and global anti-cancer advocate.
HRH Princess Dina was elected as President of the Union International for Cancer Control (UICC) in 2018 - the largest cancer fighting organisation. Testament to her outstanding leadership, she was the first Arab to have been elected in in such a prestigious global post.
HRH Princess Dina established and led the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) from 2002 till June 2016. Princess Dina transformed the non-profit into into the most successful fundraiser for cancer control efforts in Jordan and an internationally known brand and leader not only in Jordan but also in the global movement for people affected by cancer.
She is a leading national and global figure in advocacy work on behalf of cancer patients and their families. She served as the Honorary Chairperson of the Jordan Breast Cancer Program (JBCP) 2006-2016. To date, JBCP remains the most successful national early detection and screening program saving the lives of thousands of women.
Princess Dina is a fierce advocate in the fight against tobacco, both in Jordan and globally.
Globally, Princess Dina is a well-known and respected advocate for Cancer Control and Non-Communicable Diseases.
In September 2011, Princess Dina was elected to deliver the keynote speech on behalf of all civil society at the opening of the United Nation’s General Assembly 1st ever High Level Meeting on non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
In September of 2018, Princess Dina was chosen again to speak at the third high level meeting on NCDs as “Eminent Champion of the fight against Non-communicable diseases” on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCD's).