Dr Zainab Bagudu receives D.S.M award from the NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), the highest professional body of Nigerian doctors and dentists has bestowed a merit of honour on one of their own, Dr Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu. The award was presented to Her Excellency by the outgoing president, Prof. Mike Ozovehe Ogirima at the 58th Annual General Meeting held at the International Conference …

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National Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022

The Federal Ministry of Health has launch comprehensive strategy on cancer control. The document titled “National Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022” provides clear road map on how the government will undertake cancer control efforts in the country in the next five years and more. [pdf-embedder url=”http://medicaidcancerfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/NCCP_Final-23-NEW-1.pdf” title=”National Cancer Control Plan”]

Launching of Nigerian National Cancer Control Programme

The Nigerian cancer space received a big boost on Friday 13th April as stakeholders gathered at the NAF Conference center, Abuja to launch the Nigeria National Cancer Control Plan (NNCCP, 2018-2022). Hosted by the Minister of Health,  Prof. Isaac Adewole-  advocates, experts, survivors, private sector, civil society; came together to endorse the plan.  The 5 …

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COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE MEDICAID CANCER FOUNDATION STAKEHOLDERS’ FORUM HELD AT THE PRESIDENTIAL LOGDE BIRNIN KEBBI ON THE 12TH OCTOBER 2017

THEME: ACCURATE DATA AS A TOOL TO STIMULATE CANCER CONTROL IN NIGERIA. Preamble: MEDICAID Cancer Foundation Stakeholders’ Forum is an annual event that converges stakeholders in cancer care in Nigeria to brainstorm on relevant cancer issues. The maiden edition was held on the 12th of October 2017 at the presidential lodge Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi state. …

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MEET FOLAKE OLABISI, A BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR WHOM MCF WHOLEHEARTEDLY SUPPORTED DURING & AFTER HER TREATMENT IN INDIA

My name is Miss Folake Olabisi Ajibola. In June 2016, at the prime age of 48 and with two young daughters to care for, I was diagnosed with Stage 2 invasive breast carcinoma, otherwise known as breast cancer. This is my story. Cancer had wreaked havoc on my family before, as I had lost my …

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