The wife of the Governor of Ondo State, Chief Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu is to deliver the 7th Distinguished Guest Lecture of the University of Medical Sciences, UNIMED Ondo.
The lecture tagged ‘A stitch in time saves lives: Breast Cancer prevention advocacy in Nigeria’ is slated for Thursday, October 24, 2019 by 9:30am at the Main Auditorium of the University.
According to a statement by the Head, Public Relations Department of UNIMED, Mr. Temitope Oluwatayo the topic is in tandem with the vision statement of the institution which is ‘to expand access to compassionate, comprehensive and high-quality healthcare for under-served population sand to lead the scientific pathway for reducing the burden of disease in our society’.
“As obtained in previous Distinguished Guest lectures of the University, the program is aimed at promoting the health and social well-being of Nigerians through engagement, outreach services and public education.”
Chief Mrs Anyanwu-Akeredolu, an aquaculturist and a philanthropist is the founder of the Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria, BRECAN.
She started the nonprofit organization to raise awareness of the disease and has won awards in recognition of her work and commitment in the fight against breast cancer in Nigeria.