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OCI Foundation Flag-off A 2-Day Workshop On Cancer Awareness.

The long anticipated program, organised by OCI Foundation; Arm Our Youths (ArOY) Health Campaign, flagsoff a 2-day workshop  initiative on anti-breast and anti-cervical cancer health promotion.

OCI Foundation,  a non-governmental organisation that advances health, education and social welfare was founded by Dr. Onyebuchi Chris Ifediora, an Associate Professor of Medicine based in Australia.

While addressing the audience, OCI Foundation President briefly explained this initiative. In his words" the ArOY Campaign is a flagship health initiative of the OCI foundation designed to be wide reaching, sustainable and cost-effective way of spreading anti-breast and anti-cervical cancer messages to millions of at-risk Nigerian women in a way that is timely, efficient and culturally-acceptable. Primarily, the campaign targets students across all senior secondary schools in Nigeria by introducing the relevant teachings into their regular academic curriculum, along with assessment/examination systems."

Dignitaries in attendance were, OCI Founder Dr. Chris Ifediora, Vice Chancellor UNIZIK Prof. Charles Esimone,  HRH Igwe Sir. George Obalum Ekwealor (Oba Agu 2nd of Umuoba Anam), HRH Igwe Victor Ntooka of Nsugbe (Igwe Oranyeli one of Nsugbe), Former Anambra State Commissioner for Health Dr Joe Akabuike, Dr. Chukwuebuka Ugwu, Lady Joy Ulasi.

Nollywood Star, lady Ebele Okaro Onyiuke (OCI Foundation Ambassador)

Other notable Nollywood actors that graced the occasion are:  Queen Nwokoye , Ngozi Ezeonu, Bob Manuel Udokwu , Rita Arum , Chinwoke Mba, Uju Edochie ,Chidimma Aneke, Chidiebere Aneke, Phil Daniels Anaedo, Uche Ebere, Ngozi Efuka, Nkechi Nweje ,Chiege Alisigwe, Uju Okolie, Uche Ebere Agu etc .

Click on the link below to download the App that contains informations on how to self examine breast.


More pictures after cut. .........

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