Press Release: Health Empowerment Symposium for young women Otuocha Zone of Anambra State, Nigeria

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The OCI Foundation, in partnership with the Foundation for Health and Development (FHDN),

Presents:

A one-day Health Symposium and Health-Empowerment Campaign.

Topic:  
Breast Self Examination (BSE) and the creation of awareness for the prevention of breast and cervical cancers among young women.

Participants:
Female Senior Secondary School 3 (SSS 3) students in all State Government-owned Secondary Schools in the Otuocha Educational Zone, Anambra State, Nigeria.
 - 432 students!
 - 26 schools!
 - Dozens of female secondary school principals and teachers!
 - 3 Local Government Areas (Anambra East, Anambra West and Ayamelum)!
 - One of the six Educational Zones in Anambra State, Nigeria!!!

Date:
Thursday, the 28th day of September, 2017.   

Venue:
Stella Maris College, Umueri, Anambra State, Nigeria.   

Time:
11am to 1pm

Highlights:
- Talks on Breast Self-Examination (BSE) and the preventive strategies against Breast and Cervical Cancers in young women;
- Video Demonstrations on BSE;
- Handing out of Information Factsheets on BSE as well as the preventive strategies against Breast and Cervical Cancers;
- Light refreshments.

Host:
The Post Primary Schools Service Commission (PPSSC), Otuocha Zone of Anambra State, Nigeria.

Invited Guests:
(1) Her Excellency, Wife of the Executive Governor, Anambra State of Nigeria;
(2) The Honourable Commissioner for Health, Anambra State, Nigeria;
(3) The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Anambra State, Nigeria;
(4) The Honourable Commissioner for Women Affairs, Anambra State, Nigeria;

(5) The Chairman, Post Primary Schools Service Commission (PPSSC), Anambra State, Nigeria.


This is the first of what will be an annual health program by the OCI Foundation!!!!

The OCI Foundation believes that 'knowledge is power', and that 'health is wealth'!!!

 - You too can be part of this epic health event designed to save lives and empower our women;
 - The cumulative impact will positively affect generations of women; 
 - Participate either as a guest or a volunteer;
 - Indicate your interest by completing the form HERE.