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NGO campaigns against cancer in Lagos communities

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NGO campaigns against cancer in Lagos communities

 

NGO campaigns against cancer in Lagos communitiesAs the international community marked World Cancer Day, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO), has taken the campaign on cancer prevention and early detection to communities in Lagos.

Every February 4 is set aside for raising awareness and getting more people involved in conquering the disease. The campaign is led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), specifically to inspire action.

LAPO used the global awareness month to call for collaborative efforts in winning the war against the disease, which has claimed many lives, including the rich and the poor.

At Iyana-Iba Market, with drumming and singing, traders were tutored on the cancer scourge, with particular emphasis on early detection. Members of the LAPO health team took their time to explain the various types of cancer, how to prevent them and the appropriate treatment for those who are already down with the ailment. READ MORE

 

 

 


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