01 Feb 2022 CHRONICLES (Day 9b of 14; 31/1/22; Pics) of NYSC ArOY Flag-Off: Pre-Launch Inspection of OCI Foundation’s “Gynocular Cancer Centre”, Abuja
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 9 of 14 (Monday, 31/01/2022); Event 2 of 3: Apo Primary Health Care Centre, Abuja, Nigeria.
The OCI Foundation’s President, Dr Chris Ifediora, accompanied by the Foundation’s Dr Fatima Anga INUSA (Director of Gynocular Project) and Mr Sam Agwa (Head of Advocacy) inspected the site for the Gynocular Digital Cervical Cancer Services, established by the OCI Foundation for free cancer screenings to Nigerians. The Center was to be commissioned on February 1, 2022 (eventually done on February 2, 2022), by the Nigerian Minister of State for the FCT.
This was all 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.