Tag Archives: Breast cancer

Let’s unite against breast cancer – BCI President  


Canadian-based charity organization, Comforting Queens has donated several prosthesis to the Peace and Love Hospital at Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. The two institutions share a common goal of creating awareness and educating women about breast cancer. Head of Comforting Queens,  Afuah Anku, told the media in Kumasi that she was motivated to join the fight against breast cancer after ...

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Over 700 women survive breast cancer – Breast Care International


The President of Breast Care International, (BCI), Dr. Beatrice Wiafe Addai, has disclosed that over seven hundred women who were diagnosed of breast cancer, survived the disease following early detection and prompt treatment at the Peace and Love Hospitals. According to her, their conditions were detected during the free screening programs carried out across the country by BCI. The disease, ...

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Delta Airlines sponsors breast screening for teachers


Close to one thousand teachers and members of the Methodist church drawn from Bibiani and Awaso in the Western Region have benefitted from two separately organized free breast screening programs carried out by the medical outreach Team of Breast Care International, (BCI), Africa’s front line campaigner against the debilitating disease. The Bibiani and Awaso screenings, jointly sponsored by BCI and ...

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Airtel supports campaign against breast cancer


Telecommunications operator Airtel has presented a cheque of GHc 4,600 to Breast Care International, (BCI) to support the NGOs awareness creation program on breast cancer. At a brief presentation ceremony at the Peace and Love Hospital, on the spintex road, Accra, Mr. Olukayode Basanya, manager, call centre, Airtel, said the gesture formed part of Airtel’s corporate social responsibility which hinges ...

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Newmont Ghana women join breast cancer fight


About half a million women die from breast cancer each year, with 70% of these deaths occurring in low and middle income countries, according to the World Health Organization. In Ghana, breast cancer is believed to be the leading cause of cancer mortality in women and the rate of incidence is expected to rise, if awareness creation is not enhanced. ...

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Airtel staff raise funds to support breast cancer awareness


Employees of Airtel – the Smartphone network – are championing a series of activities to raise funds in support of breast cancer awareness as the company observes the month long breast cancer awareness month. On Friday 14th October, scores of Airtel employees stormed a ‘flea market’ set up at the Head Office of the multiple CSR award winning company to ...

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Breast cancer survivors urged to inspire patients to seek medical care


Dr. Kwame Anim Boamah, the Director of the Koforidua Regional Hospital, has appealed to breast cancer survivors to accept to do more to inspire others suffering from the disease to seek medical treatment. He said they were the “living testimony” that patients could be saved – to lead normal life, given early report of the disease to the hospital for ...

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Airtel commences annual breast cancer awareness campaign


Airtel Ghana, the Changemaker Company has commenced its annual month-long campaign to create awareness on breast cancer throughout the month of October. The campaign, now in its fifth year, is under the theme “Eat Well, Live Well” and will involve the rollout of innovative, insightful and fun-filled activities championed by Airtel Ghana employees to raise funds and drive public awareness ...

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