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The 2018 Health Empowerment Symposium for young women Otuocha Zone of Anambra State, Nigeria

The OCI Foundation presents, the Second Edition of its annual one-day Health Symposium and Health-Empowerment Campaign (in partnership with the Foundation for Health and Development, FHDN).



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 Secondary Schools of Otuocha Educational Zone, Anambra State, Nigeria.
 - 300 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:
Tuesday, the 23th day of October, 2018.   

Venue:
Government Technical College (GTC), Umueri, Anambra State, Nigeria.   

Time:
11 noon to 2pm

Highlights:
- Special lecture by a Consultant Public Health Physician;
- Video Demonstrations on BSE;
- Handing out of Information Factsheets;
- Speeches by distinguished guests;
- 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 WHO Co-ordinator, South-East Zone, Enugu, Nigeria;

(3) The Country Representative, Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Abuja, Nigeria;

(4) The Honourable Commissioner for Health, Anambra State, Nigeria;

(5) The Honourable Commissioner for Basic Education, Anambra State, Nigeria;

(6) The Honourable Commissioner for Women and Child Affairs, Anambra State, Nigeria;

(7) The Honourable Commissioner for Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy, Anambra State, Nigeria;

(8) The WHO Acting Co-ordinator, Anambra State, Nigeria;

(9) The Honourable Chairman, Anambra East Local Government Area, Anambra State; Nigeria; 

(10) The Chairman, Anambra State Universal Basic Education Board (ASUBEB), Anambra State, Nigeria;

(11) The Chairman, Post Primary Schools Service Commission (PPSSC), Anambra State, Nigeria;

(12) Other officers of the Post Primary Schools Service Commission (PPSSC);

(13) The Senior Special Assistant (
SSA) to the Governor of Anambra State on Secondary Schools, Anambra State, Nigeria;

(14) Men and women of the press: print and electronic;

(15) Teachers, parents, and friends of the OCI Foundation.


The 2017 event was great, and can be viewed here and here.
The 2018 version will be even greater!!

 - You too can be part of this epic health, and cotribute to saving lives;
 - Participate either as a guest or a volunteer;
 - Indicate your interest by completing a form HERE.


. . . we rise, by lifting others!!!