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5th Oguaa Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Commences On Oct 18

The Breast Screening Services, a Cape Coast based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), in partnership with Mammocare and support from the Margins Group will organize a breast screening exercise on the University of Cape Coast campus, as part of activities marking this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness month.

The screening exercise will take place at the forecourt of the Sam Jonah Library (Main Library) from Wednesday, 18th October to Friday, 27th October, 2017.

The 5th Oguaa Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, which is on the theme: ” Breast Screening Saves Lives”, is celebrated every October to create awareness about breast cancer and also to provide a platform for people to get screened.

An organizer of the programme and a Snr. Lecturer at the School of Medical Sciences (SMS), Dr. Akwasi Anyanful, in an interview with, encouraged students, lecturers and the entire university community to take opportunity of the exercise to get screened.

Individuals could also contact Dr. Anyanful on 0209584648 for breast cancer related issues.

The details of the rest of the activities are as follows:

Breast Cancer Symposium With a Survivor
Date: Friday, 27th October, 2017
Venue: CESLT Auditorium 900
Time: 3p.m

Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
Date: 28th October, 2017
Venue: From Siwdo Park to Victoria Park (buses will be made available at the Zenith Bank, UCC)
Time: 6:30a.m

Thanksgiving Service
Date: 29th October, 2017
Venue: University Interdenominational Church (UIC)
Time: 10am

Source: Nana Afia Tenkoramaa |