Plans have been concluded for October 2021 Breast Cancer Awareness across the 31 Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State sponsored by Only Believe Care Foundation through Mrs. Imaobong Uwem Andrew-Essien, wife of the State Accountant General.
The campaign is aimed at sensitizing women within the state on the need to consciously take care of their breasts to avoid breast cancer which is said to be the most common invasive cancer in women and the second leading cause of cancer death in women after lung cancer.
The official kick-off of the awareness exercise is expected to berth at Oron, Mbo, Udung Uko, Urue Offong Uruko, Okobo Local Government Area’s respectively on 13th-14th October 2021, tagged, ‘WALK THE WALK’ for the 2021 Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Only Believe Care Foundation will reach out to 5 Persons for Life-changing Surgery, 20 persons for Chemotherapy, 20 Cancer Walk Packet Shirts, 100 Breast Prosthetics for Cancer Survivors, 50 Cancer Walk Packets Shirts, media and awareness campaign materials for over 100 persons in rural and suburban community, 200 Cancer Walk Packet Shirts/T-shirts respectively.
For further inquiries, donations, participation and sponsorship please contact 08027567701, 08035726985 or send your donations to 1015229192 Zenith Bank and 0065349138 Sterling Bank.