Project Launch: 2-12-20
This is a breast cancer awareness and screening project. First, it will include a one day health awareness workshop in five locations around Omagba community. The workshop will include education on breast cancer prevalence, causes, early signs, risk factors, the need for early detection, and self examination. 200 women between the ages of 40 to 55 years will be randomly selected from the five different churches for a free screening. This grant will additionally make breast cancer screening available in a community pharmacy and connect women who test positive with oncologists.