Access to Basic medical Care Foundation collaborated with Oyo State Ministry of Health, University College Hospital (UCH), Society for Family Health (SFH), Roche and ISN to conduct free breast and cervical screening for women in all the 33 Local Government Areas in the state. This is in line with the launching of the Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022. This outreach is aimed at reaching out to women in the state and it will help in early discovery of breast and cervical cancer which will be followed up and treated appropriately.
The outreach kicked off on 30th July, 2o18 at Irepo Local Government, where it was flagged off by the wife of the Chairman, Alhaja Rasheedat Adediran, in attendance were Dr Olusola Oriniowo representing the Founder of ABC Foundation Dr (Mrs) Florence Ajimobi and Dr Ladipo representing the Commissioner for Health.
The screening kicked off at Irepo local government, Orelope local government and Olorunsogo local government. The medical team consisted of three groups, each group was assigned to each local governments for screening and 500 women were screened in each local governments.