February 3, 2023



Breasts most cancers: IMAN/WMAN, maintain free medical outreach in Jos

Women have been adviced to test their breasts frequently for breast most cancers.

An official of the Islamic Medical Affiliation of Nigeria (IMAN), Plateau State chapter, physician Maryam J. Adamu, gave the advise at a one-day free lectures and medical test on breasts and cervical most cancers, held on the Jos central Mosque.

The outreach was organised by IMAN  in collaboartion with Medical Girls Affiliation of Nigeria (MWAN).

Dr. Maryam stated: “We deemed it essential to make the outreach, in order to enlighten our individuals, on the hazard of each the breast most cancers and cervical most cancers.”

She stated breasts most cancers had killed many ladies, as a result of they didn’t realize it.

“However with consciousness marketing campaign and outreaches many are actually attending to know of it, and tips on how to handle it,” she added.

Dr. Mayram stated with assist from authorities, teams and individulas IMAN can do higher than need is now obtainable.

“We’ve got focused to supply free assessments to at the least 200 individuals, however you’ll be able to see that greater than 200 are already right here,” she stated.

The Plateau state chairman individual of Medical Girls Affiliation of Nigeria, Physician Anna Gyang, expressed involved that breast and cervical cancers are spreading amongst younger girls within the state.

“With the attention marketing campaign, we’re hopeful that from at the moment each lady can be capable of test her breasts by herself, after each month-to-month menstruation,” she stated.

Dr. Anna, stated it’s worrisome that 300,000 ladies are die yearly on the earth with the illness rising in Plateau state and Nigeria.

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“We’ve got observed that younger girls between the ages of; 17 to 19-year, are getting affected by breasts most cancers,” she stated.

Among the beneficiaries expressed happiness over the gestures. 

Khadija Umar stated, “I used to be examined and have identified my standing. I’ve been attempting to get examined to no avail however at the moment I used to be examined freed from cost,” she stated.