31 Jan 2022 CHRONICLES (Day 8b of 14; 30/1/22; Pics) of NYSC ArOY Flag-Off: FMC Abuja’s Clinical Director, Dr Eziechila, hosts OCI Foundation’s President
THE OCI FOUNDATION’S CHRONICLES is a 14-day story (with videos and pictures) of how the OCI Foundation launched four of its landmark projects in Nigeria between January 23, 2022, to February 5, 2022: The 2-week event included the launch the ``ArOY Health Campaign with the NYSC`` and the Commissioning the first Gynocular Cancer Screening Centre for Nigerians.
DAY 8 of 14 (Sunday, 30/01/2022); Event 2 of 2: Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja, Nigeria.
The Clinical Director of the Federal Medical Centre, Abuja, Dr Joe Eziechila, an associate of the OCI Foundation, hosted the Foundation’s President, Dr Chris Ifediora, in his Abuja residence. His wife, Dr Bessie Eziechila, was also in attendance. The couple were classmates of Dr Ifediora at medical school.
This visit was part of the activities leading up to the National Flag-off ceremony of the “Arm Our Youths (ArOY) Anti-Cancer Health Campaign” scheduled for February 3, 2022.
The Arm Our Youths (ArOY) Anti-Cancer Health Campaign is part of the OCI Foundation’s efforts at regularly empowering hundreds of thousands of Nigerian youths with anti-breast and anti-cervical cancer preventive messages. Nigerian Senior Secondary Schools are also the target of a related but separate arm of the ArOY Health Campaign. Following a colourful launch o February 2, 2022, the Campaign holds six times (editions) a year across Nigeria’s 37 National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camps.