Betty: A woman of steel - Part 2
Her first job after her graduation and National Youth Service was at the Federal Ministry of Fisheries. But she was exposed to the real world when she went for a course in Philippines. It was there that she learnt about segregation and racism. It was a different world for her. She found out students could…
Betty Akeredolu seeks government’s, societal support for breast cancer patients
Wife of Ondo State governor, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu, has called on states, federal government and the society to stop the stigmatisation of breast cancer patients, but rather show them support. Akeredolu, who is the founder of Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN), led a walk to create awareness of breast cancer among women in…
Medical tourism: Ondo health facilities, others waiting in the lobby for specialists
Medically, Nigeria is the proverbial man in the middle of a large ocean, who flounders around due to the soapy water that discomforts his sight, groping around aimlessly for a cure. This ugly scenario pictures the medical potentials that trifle away in the nation as a result of unbridled medical tourism abroad despite the available…
Breast Cancer: Akeredolu’s wife canvasses attitudinal change
Anyanwu-Akeredolu stated this during the ‘Jog for Life’ awareness exercise of the just concluded 20th anniversary of BRECAN and 3rd International Breast Cancer Symposium in Akure, where over 3,000 participants and eight international speakers were in attendance.
‘My mandate is to raise foot soldiers against cancer’
I had successful treatment and everything done by UCH, Ibadan I didn’t go anywhere. That also brings the point that the country doesn’t know what they have because we have everything to make this country great.
Akeredolu’ wife launches Lagos chapter of BRECAN
Arabinrin Akeredolu revealed that many victims of the diseases are facing serious financial challenges, reason there is need for support for breast cancer victims, especially because fighting the disease is not easy.