17 Jan 2023 Cancer Patients in Benue, Nigeria: NYSC CDS Group Visits with the NCS and OCI Foundation’s ArOY Health Campaign team (Markurdi, 11/01/23)
Wednesday, January 11, 2022: The NYSCs Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS Community Development service (CDS) visited cancers patients at the Oncology Department, Federal Medical Centre Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.
In attendance, were corps member of the CDS. They were led by their Schedule Officer, Mrs Veronica Kpen Agayo, as well as was Dr. Philip Ayom, the medical doctor for cancer programs who is also represents the Nigeria Cancer Society (NCS).
Both Mrs Agayo and Dr Ayom anchor the OCI Foundation’s Arm Our Youths (ArOY) Anti-Cancer Health Campaign that helps sensitize corps members against breast and cervical cancers all over Nigeria.
During the visit, some tokens were given to the cancer patients by the CDS team.