A Rare Mentorship Opportunity

Dear DHF Family,

I will like to inform you that Prof Eyitayo Lambo, a former Minister of Health, Nigeria and DHF Patron has a Mentorship Programme themed Purposeful Living for selected individuals.

However, I am happy to inform you that Prof Eyitayo Lambo has extended this rare opportunity to interested members in DHF to participate.

If you are interested in the Mentorship programme, please send your full name, phone number, and email address latest Tuesday, 9th March, 2021 to +234 803 890 5747

The first contact meeting will commence on Saturday, 20th March, 2021 via Zoom.

Thank you to our Patron for giving DHF this rare opportunity.

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Tackling Cancer In Nigeria: Dove-Haven Foundation Targets Rural Dwellers

Far too long, those who live in the nation’s urban centres have appropriated to themselves all the good things provided by both government and non-state actors to improve the lives of the people.

Hardly could it be otherwise, because those who formulate and implement the policies of the government themselves live in the urban centres. It is quite natural therefore for them to think of themselves, their families, dependants and associates first in carrying out their functions.

Many of the projects of the government are therefore sited in the state capitals and the other cities while the rural areas, where majority of the populace dwell are left in the lurch.

At best, they get to hear of government programmes and projects through their radio and television set, for those who enjoy electricity.

For many health programmes such is often the case, so much so that much of the national budget aimed at caring for the health of the people is spent on the tiny minority who live in the urban centres while rural dwellers die daily of ailments that are curable and which should not ordinarily lead to death.

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Foundation Conducts Free Cancer Screening, Gives Drugs To Indigent People In Kogi Communities

Foundation Conducts Free Cancer screening, Gives Drugs To Indigent People In Kogi Communities

No fewer than 300 were screened for cancer by a nongovernmental organization (NGO) as part of its activities to commemorate the 2021 World Cancer Day (WCD), with the theme: ”A World Without Cancer Threat”.

The DHF Executive Director, Dr Ekundayo Samuel, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Saturday, after a week-long activities to mark this year’s world cancer day at Isanlu, Yagba East, Local Government Areas of Kogi State.

Samuel said that hundreds of women were screened for cervical cancer while over 80 men got screened for prostate cancer, while some received free drugs on Thursday and Friday.

Samuel added that the people were also screened for other ailments such as diabetes, blood pressure, among others.

”The screening is going to be a continuous process; we have officially launched the NGO on Wednesday, and therefore, people are free to come for screening at the centre henceforth.

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World Cancer Day: Dove-Haven Foundation Trains Health Personnel on Cervical Cancer Screening

A nongovernmental organisation, Dove-Haven Foundation (DHF), has trained volunteer health personnel on screening of cervical cancer to enable the organisation reach out to more people in terms of cancer screening and testing.

The DHF Executive Director, Dr Ekundayo Samuel, made this known on Thursday in Isanlu, Kogi State, at the official launching of DHF as part of activities to commemorate the 2021 World Cancer Day (WCD), with the theme: ”A World Without Cancer Threat”.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the world cancer day is celebrated every February 4, to raise awareness on early screening, testing and prevention strategy on cancer.

According to Samuel, DHF is an NGO, non political and non profitable organisation, aimed at promoting the health and well-being of the populace by reducing cancer threat.

”We create awareness on early screening, testing and prevention strategy. We also support patients that are already suffering from cancer, and at the moment we are also trying to reinstate a few survival.

”We are happy that today we are officially launching the NGO, which will enable us to start our full operation to see how we can actually help the people”, he said.

The executive director noted that the Six-Day activities to mark 2021 cancer day, had commenced on Monday with awareness campaign, symposium, lectures and training of health personnel on cervical cancer screening.

”DHF trained health personnel on Tuesday and Wednesday on cancer screening because if we have enough people well trained, it will enable us to screen more people. Today and Friday is for cancer screening and counselling.


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DHF Launching Date

Dear All,

DHF launching is less than a month (1-6 Feb, 2021)

Please kindly take note:

Deadline for T-shirts booking (#3,000) is Sunday 10th January, 2021

Any Volunteer that is motivated to travel with DHF Team to Isanlu, Kogi State should indicate interest latest Sunday 10th January, 2021.

Kindly send message of interest to Wunmi 07034491590 or Dorcas 08133006073.

Awareness can start now using flyers that will be coming out this week.

PLEASE, DHF really need your support now

You can send your donation to
Dove-Haven Foundation

Making others to win, makes you a winner.

Thank you.

Dr Ekundayo Samuel
Executive Director

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Dove-haven wishes you a merry Christmas

DHF cares and celebrates with our members during this festive season especially those suffering from cancer, and cancer survivors including their care givers.

DHF will not stop fighting, until she sees a world without cancer threat.

-making others to win, makes you a winner.

Let’s fight together as we officially launch Dove-Haven Foundation come 1st – 6th February, 2021.

Also, kindly remember to celebrate with DHF during this season by donating.

Thank you.

Best regards.

Dr Ekundayo Samuel
Executive Director

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