The Wife of the Governor of Ogun state officially flagged off the exercise on the 13th of October, 2020 at the state capital, Abeokuta, of which Monitor healthcare Limited was one of her signature events at the event to have the people enlightened about breast cancer and get screened.
The CEO of Monitor Healthcare Limited, Dr Femi Ogunremi addressed the about 300 persons present at the Flag-off, informing them about the danger of Breast Cancer especially in a country like Nigeria and how to gain an edge over it through information and regular screening.
About 150 women were registered and screened for breast cancer using BREAST-i; a revolutionary self-use, portable, non-diagnostic screening device used to screen for cancerous lumps in the breast.
The event was honoured by the presence of Her Excellency, Mrs Bamidele Abiodun, Wife of the Governor of Ogun State, Nigeria, the Commissioner of Health, Ogun State, Dr Tomi Coker, the association of Medical practitioners and other dignitaries.
Monitor Healthcare Limited screened about 500 women for Breast cancer and over 300 for cervical cancer in the 5 Local Government Areas (Ijebu-ode, Ijebu-Igbo, Ijebu-Imusin, Ago-Iwoye, Waterside) and this is just a tip of the iceberg in the Fight Against Breast Cancer.
MHL works with different bodies including Educational, Professional, Financial, Social and Religious to carry out screening exercises for its members and/or staff.
Early Detection is Key to Survival in this fight against Cancer.