Oncology Unit of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, North West Nigeria, in collaboration with Center for Medical Information and Professional Development, is inviting women for free cervical cancer screening.
A statement by the Deputy Director, Public Relations of the Hospital, Hajiya Hauwa Mohammed Abdullahi says, the screening is scheduled to commence from tomorrow Monday 13th March 2023 to the end of the Month.
The statement explained that the free screening exercise is part of the activities marking the Year 2023 World Cancer Month.
It said Women and ladies eligible for the screening are those between the ages of 26 and 65 years .
“The screening exercise will take place at the Family Planning Unit of the Hospital between Female Medical and Postnatal Wards of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.
“About one thousand (1000) testing kits have been provided by the Oncology Unit and the Center for Medical Information and Professional Development for the exercise.
“Eligible Women and ladies interested on the screening are expected to be at the venue by 10:00 am any day within the period,” the statement said.