DHF Educates Transport Workers On Cancer Control, Prevention

Dove-Haven Foundation (DHF), on Monday, October 11th, 2021, sensitised transportation workers and other relevant stakeholders on their roles in the prevention and control of cancer.

The DHF is a non-profitable, non-political, and a non-governmental organisation (NGO) focusing on rural community cancer campaign, located in Isanlu, Yagba East Local Government Area (LGA), Kogi State, Nigeria.

Speaking at the event in Isanlu, the DHF’s Executive Director, Dr Ekundayo Samuel, said the event was organised in pursuit of the organisation’s aim of reducing cancer threats and in the spirit of giving back to the society.

He said the event, tagged: ”The Role of Transportation Workers in Cancer Control”, was to enlightened transportation workers on their role in cancer control and how they can join in the fight against cancer.

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Foundation Laments Insecurity Challenges On Cancer Care Access In Nigeria

Dove-Haven Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation has lamented the current insecurity situation in Nigeria hampering people’s access to Cancer Care.

This was contained in the report of panel discussion titled: “Access To Cancer Care in Nigeria: Impact Of Insecurity and Socioeconomic Challenges” a virtual event put in place by the organisation to address the prevailing cancer threats in Nigeria and the way forward.

The Executive Director of the Foundation, Dr. Ekundayo Samuel and his co-moderator of the event, Mrs. Oluwaseun Anselm also attributed the dwindling economy in Nigeria as one of the obstacles militating against people’s access to cancer care in Nigeria.

Oluwaseun Anselm, the Head of Media and Communications Department of Dove-Haven Foundation, in her introductory remarks, said that men and women from all walks of life, including members of the organisation, Founders and Directors of other NGOs who had special interest in alleviating cancer threats in Africa formed the participants during the virtual panel discussion on the way out over the development.

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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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