In further demonstration of commitment to Corporate Social Investment, Chain Reactions Nigeria, a leading public relations and integrated communication consulting firm, is partnering with St. Ives, a leading multi-specialist hospital to reduce the scourge of cervical cancer in the country. Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix which is the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina.
Chain Reactions is commemorating the Cervical Cancer Awareness/Prevention Month with an initiative titled, ‘A Smear in Time Saves My Woman.’ The initiative is infused with an awareness campaign tagged #SmearMyWoman, and an activation part: “100% Cervical FREE” that will deliver Free Cervical Screening to 100 less privileged girls and women who otherwise might not be able to afford the test. This is to enable early discovery and treatment of the disease. Speaking about the campaign, Managing Director/Chief Strategist, Chain Reactions Nigeria, Israel Jaiye Opayemi, said: “Women are gatekeepers of life. They contribute to every part of our lives as mothers, sisters, daughters, wives, friends and
colleagues offering support to men and the family. At Chain Reactions Nigeria, we celebrate our women, which is why all of us male executives are championing this cause to share their experience, to empathise with women who are going through cervical cancer. Truth is, whatever affects the women in our lives, affects every one of us”
Females from the age of 14 to 65, especially when they become sexually active, can contract the disease. This puts over 50 million Nigerian women at risk of cervical cancer, which remains the number one cause of all cancer deaths in Nigeria among women of reproductive age (15 – 44).
Globally, cervical cancer kills 720 women daily; that is one woman every two minutes. In Nigeria, out of the 14,000 women diagnosed with cervical cancer, about 30 of them die from the disease on daily basis, totalling over 10’000 daily. Strains of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection, is the major cause of cervical cancer. 95% of cervical cancer diagnosis is attributed to lack of knowledge and failure to undergo pap smear screening, hence, the reason
for Chain Reactions Nigeria partnering with the St. Ives Healthcare group. More details about the #SmearMyWoman campaign and 100% cervical free screening initiative, can be found at www.smearmywoman.com
Over 100 individuals Enjoyed free medical check in Lagos
Over a hundred people have benefited from a free medical test during the last yuletide season at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, The great turn around parish Igbogbo, ikorodu, Lagos.
The free healthcare service was co-sponsored by Impact Energy & Logistics Limited.
Impact Energy & logistics Limited was Established in 2012 to take advantage in Key sectors of the Nigerian Economy namely energy, petroleum and logistics.The company recently ventured into Agriculture,security services and general commercial
The Managing Director of the company, Mr. Dare Osamo said, the gesture was part of the company’s CSR in giving back to the society, “because the company believes it is one of the most effective ways it can reach back to the community drawing from it’s limited resources.
“The company organized the medical test on the firm belief that health is wealth, also considering that many people do not take their health seriously.”
Mr Dare Osamo urged the people to take seriously, instructions given them by medical experts at the free healthcare programme while also projecting that the company will embark on more Charity work in the year 2021.
The Pastorate of the church appreciated Impact Energy & logistics limited for the kind gesture and advised other corporate organization to emulate it.
TAGS: Impact Energy & Logistics Limited, RCCG, Energy, logistics, Petroleum, Agriculture, Dare Osamo, CSR
Kindly Help, That Oyewole David May Live
CALL FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (CORRECTIVE HEART SURGERY)
We, John Oyewole (dad) and Jayeola Oyewole (nee Ajayi; mum) are the parents of David Oyewole, a ten-month-old boy, who has been recently diagnosed with complete atrioventricular canal defect and severe pulmonary artery hypertension at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.
Contact has been made with a handful of hospitals in India, but based on experts advice, we have decided to go to Max Healthcare in New Delhi, India for corrective surgery of this hole in David’s heart in order to save his life. Please find attached the diagnostic report from UCH, Ibadan and the billing information from Max Healthcare, India.
An estimated seven million naira is needed to cover the cost of this surgery, flight to/from India, medications and other logistics.
We humbly solicit your financial support to help us raise the sum of seven million naira for the corrective surgery of this congenital disorder, as this is far beyond our capacity. Please, help us to save our son. He is the only one we have.
The designated account for this fundraising is as below:
Account Name: Oyewo John Ayodeji
Account Number: 5281113244
Sort Code: 050181089
Bank: Eco Bank
For further clarification and information, you can reach
either/both of us on
1. Oyewole John: 07030260463 (father)
2. Qyewole Jayeola: 07032200060 (mother)
Thank you for your anticipated support. Regards,
Please Come To Shikemi’s Rescue!
Her name is Sekemi Olubayode, she was diagnosed of disjointed mitral valve in which it required surgery intervention and she 2years 9month and we need grant/donations .bank account number details are Zenith Bank plc (2253422835) Gbenga Olubayode.
Our phone numbers are 08053602923 & 08056308676. Thanks so much sir.
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