We are committed to reverse the increasing incidence and prevalence of all kinds of cancer in Africa.
Activities on Cervical Cancer
PECA conducted awareness campaign “saveourdaughters”, at the Jabi lake park on the 11th, 18th & 25th of February 2017 and on 11thof March 2017 at the National Stadium Abuja. This programme was designed to inform the populace on the more prevalent cancers in Nigeria (Breast, Cervical ,Prostate and Colon)and highlighted the importance of the HPVvaccine and the need for a school-based HPV vaccination Programme
PECA has conducted advocacy visits to the Federal Ministry of Health, National Assembly and the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to create and adopt a National Cancer Plan as well as advocate for the inclusion of the HPV vaccination in the National routine Immunization Programme. PECA has also approached some secondary schools and embassies in Abuja on the need for implementation of a school-based HPV vaccination programme
In line with the annual World Cancer Day, PECA marked this year’s (2017) event through collaboration with Cedarcrest Hospitals Abuja and conductedan awareness talk followed by a subsidized cancer screeningfor men and women.
PECA conducted a fundraising cocktail meeting with partners and friends of the organization in October 2016
Know the Facts
The HPV vaccine protects you from having the virus that causes cervical cancer. It helps you and your family stay protected for life. Visit the nearest health center for testing and get vaccinated.
Get vaccinated with the HPV vaccine and protect yourself and your family from the virus that causes cervical cancer.
Membership of Health and Cancer Committees
PECA is a partner on the strategic development committee for the National Cancer Plan (2018-2022). PECA has a partnership with the Nigerian Cancer Society.