ABOUT 12TH SCCA
CONFERENCE

BACKGROUND

In recent years, we have been witnessing active involvement of African First Ladies and Spouses in activities aimed at improving the living conditions of populations in vulnerable situations, through various interventions at National, Regional and International levels.

Princess Nikky Breast Cancer Foundation as one of the leading Non – Governmental Organizations on Cancer in Africa with offices in Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda has been in existence since 1995, championing awareness and education of cancers with particular focus on cancers of breast, cervix for women and prostate cancer for men…

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WELCOME MESSAGE OF FIRST LADY

Dear Delegates,

It is with utmost pleasure that I invite you to the 12th “Stop Cervical Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa” Conference which my country, Lesotho is privileged to host.  This conference which is organised in partnership with the Princess Nikky Breast Cancer Foundation will take place from 22nd – 25th July 2018 at ‘Manthabiseng Convention Center in Maseru – Lesotho.  Expected are Speakers of African parliaments, Heads of State and Government, African First Ladies, Speakers of African Parliaments, Ministers, leaders of cancer research institutions and hospitals, scientists, heads of UN agencies, other International Organisations, civil society and private sector representatives as well as cancer survivors from all corners of the world will gather in Maseru to deliberate on the strategies to Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa.

Cancers are causing more than 8million deaths annually it kills more people than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.  Recognising that cancer is no longer only the problem of the developed world; African countries need to invest significantly in making cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment facilities and services available for their population.   Most importantly we need to work relentlessly towards creating awareness among our people so that the effort to provide adequate medical services is backed with effective preventive measures as well as early diagnosis and treatment which factors significantly in reducing the number of deaths caused by cancer… Read More/Download

12TH SCCA HOSTESS

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