MEDICAID CANCER FOUNDATION, a 6 year old body that advocates, screens, and treats cancer patients in Nigeria is set to wind up its month long activities in October.
Every year the foundation does more than create awareness by offering its screening services to the people of the FCT and its environs and also raising funds to treat indigent cancer patients. All through the month of October, they offer free Cancer screenings daily. Also they are organizing a 1million man walk and concert to raise awareness and educate Nigerians about cancer care and prevention. Both events are holding on the 31st of October. A world-class concert is headlined by multiple award winning artist Olamide and anchored by stellar Master of Ceremonies Dare Art Alade and Nollywood Super Star Actress Kate Henshaw.
Also endorsing the Medicaid cancer foundation’s initiatives are the First Lady of the Federal republic of Nigeria, Hajiya Aisha Mohammadu Buhari, and a host on notable personalities and celebrities who will all be participating in the walk and fundraiser.
All proceeds raised from the sale of memorabilia, tickets, closed pledges would be donated in its entirety toward treatment and care of cancer patients.
This entire project is the Brainchild of Dr. Zainab S. Bagudu, Her Excellency , the First Lady of Kebbi State , a Pediatric Consultant and CEO of MedicAid Radio-Diagnostic Center Abuja. She is also the founder of the Medicaid cancer foundation.
Since its inception in 2009 the Medicaid Cancer foundation has conducted thousands of free cancer screenings and interventions throughout Abuja, Maiduguri, Zamfara, and most recently conducted a cancer screening exercise for over 2000 women in Kebbi state free.
Also notable to mention, her excellency through the Medicaid Cancer foundation has conducted free CT Scans on 230 cancer patients till date and raised funds to facilitate treatment and support for cancer patients.
It is to this end that Medicaid Cancer foundation appeals to the people of Abuja and Nigeria as a whole to support the fight against cancer by coming out enmass this weekend to participate in the 1 million Man Walk and White concert billed for the 31 st of October. The walk will kick off by 7am at Medicaid Radio Diagnostic, Plot 1195, Aminu Kano Crescent, No 2 Libreville St, Wuse II, Abuja…. LETS KICK CANCER TOGETHER!