Betty Akeredolu Wins International Award on Breast Cancer Advocacy
The wife of Ondo state Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu has just been given a high level recognition award on her untiring effort at raising the bar of awareness over the breast cancer challenge among the women of Ondo state, nay Nigeria , in the ongoing Global Health Catalyst (GHC) summit at Harvard Medical school, Boston , MA, USA.
The Global Health Catalyst is a premier yearly event designed to catalyze high impact international collaboration so as to eliminate global health disparities, with main on cancer and related diseases.
It will be recalled that Mrs Betty Akeredolu has recorded giant stride in the past years on the global challenge of breast cancer and the need to make our women realise the fact that the breast cancer ailment is not a death knell if women talk about it collectively and patients of such ailment resolve not to die silently.
Responding to the award, Mrs Akeredolu described it as an impetus to do more campaign and advocacy on breast cancer.
She said she would not relent until a large population of women in Ondo and Nigeria are educated about the need to regularly do breast screening.