The “Buu O Forfor” Breast Cancer Awareness and Family Planning Sensitization Event is a powerful and community-driven initiative organized by MYO Global Foundation in collaboration with a consortium of dedicated partners. This event stands as a beacon of hope and support, striving to raise awareness and educate the Madina Market women and Kayaye about the significance of breast health and family planning. Taking place on Friday, October 27, this event aligns with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, serving as a timely and important opportunity to share vital information.
- Breast Health Education: The primary goal is to raise awareness about breast health and early breast cancer detection. Expert medical professionals will conduct breast screenings and share preventive measures.
- Family Planning Sensitization: Attendees will receive education on family planning, its significance, and available services.
- Other Health Screening: There will be other health screenings/checks such as Malaria, Blood Pressure (BP) and Sugar level.
- Blood Donation Drive: A voluntary blood donation drive supports the Ga-East Municipal Hospital’s blood bank and underlines community health.
- Cooking Competition: Participants showcase culinary talents using products from our sponsors, promoting a sense of togetherness.
UN Sustainable Development Goals:
This event strongly aligns with several UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs), including:
SDG 3 – Good Health and Well-being: The event promotes health and well-being by providing essential breast health education, family planning sensitization, and voluntary blood donations.
SDG 5 – Gender Equality: It aims to empower women with crucial health knowledge and provide support for their overall well-being.
SDG 10 – Reduced Inequalities: By targeting the Madina Market women and Kayaye, the event addresses inequalities in access to healthcare information and services.
SDG 17 – Partnerships for the Goals: The event highlights the importance of collaboration among various stakeholders, including medical institutions, sponsors, and media partners, to achieve shared objectives.
In essence, “Buu o Forfor” is a community-driven initiative promoting women’s health, knowledge sharing, unity, and well-being. Through breast health education, family planning sensitization, and the joy of a cooking competition, the event would create a great space where women can come together, learn, support one another, and reinforce the value of good health. It stands as a powerful testament to the positive changes that collective action can bring to a community.
The sponsors and partners for this event are: TastyTom, Fortune Rice, YTV, Happy FM, Ga East Municipal Hospital, Sankofa Natural Spices, Frytol, Cocoa Processing Company and Goldridge Holdings.
Call 0501429392 or 0544996397 for more info about the event. IT’S FREE!!
BUU O FORFOR: CARE FOR YOUR BREASTS!!