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First Lady inaugurates childhood cancer society

The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has inaugurated the Childhood Cancer Society of Ghana.

The ceremony was held on Friday 3rd September 2021.

The society will have a leading role as practitioners and advocates, to ensure children can access effective, quality, lifesaving care anywhere in Ghana.

Mrs. Akufo-Addo said the society will “Cure for all children affected by cancer in Ghana” is a charge to make a difference in the outcomes for Ghanaian children.

The membership of the society includes medical professionals, psychologists, nutritionists, social workers, teachers, Chaplains, and Imams.

“Indeed, if we want to overcome the challenges associated with childhood cancers, we have to work together. No one person can do it. We must each play our roles while complementing each other. We must recognize that we are all fighting on the same side, in the same battle. The only outcome is to win,” the First Lady noted.


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