World Breast Cancer Awareness Month

World Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the commonest cancer in Nigeria. It accounts for 38% of all cancer cases in Nigeria. About 40 women die daily from breast cancer in the country making it the highest cancer killer in Nigeria - higher than cervical and prostate cancer fatalities combined. Early diagnosis of breast cancer coupled with accurate and timely treatment lead to better outcomes.

World Asthma Day 2022

World Asthma Day 2022

What is Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways (breathing tubes) in the lungs. This means that you have asthma even when you feel fine and that asthma can flare up at any time.

World Cancer Day February 15th 2022

World Cancer Day February 15th 2022

Theme: Better Survival is achievable through your hands.

Childhood cancer

Cancer is an abnormal uncontrolled growth of cells.

Cancer in children does occur and an estimated 200,000 children are diagnosed annually with cancers in low to middle income countries. (LMIC)1

The most common cancer in children in Leukemia and Lymphoma and affects more males than females.



International overdose awareness day is a global event held on 31st August of every year. It is a day set aside to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have died or had a permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.
The celebration spreads the message that the tragedy of overdose is preventable. Thousands of people, from all walks of life, die each year from drug overdose. Therefore, it is important we understand the impact of drug use and overdose on ourselves, friends and family. 


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World Sight Day 12 October 2023 - Theme, Importance & History

World Sight Day is a global healthcare event celebrated on the 2nd Thursday of every October to emphasize public awareness with respect to shedding light on the prioritizing of vision and eye health.

This year 2023, World Sight Day is celebrated on the 12th of October (Thursday). On this day, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), eye care professionals, concerned individuals, national and international organizations from various countries come together to organize awareness campaigns, host eye screenings, and advocate for policies that improve eye care services.

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