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298,663 Persons Receive Cancer Awareness

LAPO screened 298,663community members for cancer ailments in February, 2018 under the LAPO Community Campaign for Cancer Control (LAPO-C4) in Nigeria. In addition, 35,716 persons benefitted from information, enlightenment and education materials during the period.

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LAPO, MWAN Screen Over 105 People On Cancer

LAPO screened 105 community members for cancer-related diseases at the Central Hospital, Benin City as a part of the activities to mark this year’s World Cancer Day. 15 were referred for further medical examination.

The programme, aimed at creating awareness on cancer disease, was organized in conjunction with the Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) and others.

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LAPO Honours Three Outstanding Women, Seeks Gender Balance

LAPO has honoured three women who have distinguished themselves in their public, business and professional careers with oustanding impact on people and communities.

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Int’l Women’s Day: FIDA, LAPO Advocate Gender Equality

The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) and Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) have called on Nigerians to press for gender equality towards bridging the gender gap.

They made the call at a seminar organised by LAPO to commemorate the International Women’s Day in Abuja under the theme; “Fundamentals for Progress for Nigerian Women.”

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WFI, LAPO-C4 Partner Harps On Regular Cancer Screening

Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), a LAPO-C4 partner NGO in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja has urged Nigerians to embrace regular cancer screening towards early detection and treatment of the disease.

Speaking during cancer awareness campaign in Kuje, Abuja, the WFI Director of Programmes, Mrs Frances Teshoma said early detection and treatment would curtail the rising number of deaths and achieve zero level of cancer cases in the country.

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