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PINK MONTH CELEBRATION
DOLLY FOUNTATION PARTNER WITH
WORLDVIEW MISSION
Dolly foundation a local non governmental organisation based at Assin Fosu
and Worldview Mission (WM) WM is a UN contracted NGO Org
on the 22nd of October organised free breast screening exercise to mark the
world pink month. Every month of October is marked as breast cancer
awareness month. The initial program of the organisation was the training
of 35midwives in the municipality to help in the early detection of breast
cancer. Due to lack of funds , the oncology workshop was not possible.
During the screening Dr Mrs Beatrice Wiafe Addai, breast pathology
specialist from peace and love clinic Kumasi, gave the midwives present a
practical lessons on early detection of breast cancer. Dr Beatrice is the
founder of breast care international a non governmental organisation, based
in Kumasi .
Dr Mrs Beatrice Wiafe Addai
Addressing the women on how to detected breast cancer in the early stage . They
were advised by doctor to have a monthly check hence self examination was the
best alternative for women to detect changes in their breast.
Result
1000 women were screened during the free clinical breast screening exercise
Some of the women were diagnosed of the cancer and were refer to peace and
love clinic for immediate treatment.
NUMBER OF WOMEN SCREENED
500
450
400
350
AGE(16-25)
300
AGE(26-35)
250
AGE(36-40)
200
AGE(41-60)
150
100
50
0
16-25
26-35
36-40
41-60
Facts of breast cancer
 Cancer kills more people each
year than HIV/AIDS, Malaria
and Tuberculosis combined.
 Breast Cancer is one of the
most common cancers
diagnosed among women in
Ghana.
 It is also a fact that more
than 70% of Cancers in
developing Countries are
diagnosed too late for cure
 40% of all Cancer deaths
can be prevented.
Methodology and result
Radio interviews
Distribution of stickers
Church announcement
Banners and sign post
Result
 1000 women were screened for breast cancer
 25women were diagnosed age (35-55years)
 Suspected cases were refer to appropriate clinic
 Public awareness of breast cancers
Challenges and Recommendation
• Lack of funding
• Ignorance of the disease and of awareness resulted in
the low turn up
• lack of decentralization of the screening exercise limited
the number of women.
Recommendation
 Seek donor agency to support the awareness and breast
screening in various villages.
 Seeking funding to organise the oncology training for the
midwives in the municipality hence more qualified nurse
could provide such service to women leaving outside
Assin Fosu.
Acknowledgement of Sponsors
 Akpanya cleaning and construction works
Utrak financial service
Ice pack and privada mineral water
MORE PICTURES
Profile Dolly foundation
• Dolly Foundation is a local non governmental organization in Assin
Fosu
• The organization was formed in January 2009, It got registered in
June 2010 with Registrar General Department and social welfare
department.
• The aims and objectives of Dolly Foundation include the following;
 To give appropriate health care, counseling and health education
 To investigate, unearth and spell out the basic needs of women To
use right and evidence – based approach for improved lives of the
poor, vulnerable, voiceless and marginalized in society.
 To mobilize and build capacity of the youth to earn a living and
support local level development activities
 To advocate for, and work with the marginalized individual and
communities against inequalities , discrimination and
marginalization
PROFILE OF WORLDVIEW MISSION
• Worldview Mission (WM) NGO, member of United Nations CSO-NET
(ECOSOC CIVIL Society Network NGO Branch, New York.
• To connect ministries, with organizations of all sorts by providing
information about the concerns of the 8 MDG L’s of the United
Nations, and bring awareness of the current activities.
• To provide in their needs for a better understanding in our
Multicultural society. In other words, to improve communication
and support each other’s cause.
• To promote, support and improve communication among civil
organizations and, the United Nations Missions for rapid and
effective coalition between the countries.
• Worldview Mission complies with the 8 major MDGL’s and
Statements of General Secretary Ban Ki-Moon, of the United
Nations to reduce the Poverty by 2015.
Worldview Mission Areas of Concern
Community development
Community service and volunteering
Economic development
Family and Parenting
Poverty and hunger
Education
Leadership
Employment
Micro-finance
Youth Court
GOAL:
To improve de quality of life for the people living in poverty helping them to become
self-sufficient.
MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are 8 international Development
goals that 192 UN member states and at least 23 International organizations have
agreed to achieve by the year 2015.
Contact us
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Rosina Akourkor Teye
Executive Director, Dolly Foundation
P.O. Box AF 25, Assin Fosu, C/R – Ghana,
Email: [email protected]
Website: dollyfoundationghana.webs.com
Tel: +03321 – 95826 Mobile: +233 27-3764195, 020-6742021
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Worldview Mission (WM)
Headquarter EU/Holland
NGO Tax-501 (coffee) (3)
[email protected]
http://www.worldviewmission.org
WORLDVIEW MISSION (STICHTING) Dept Holland
+31 (01) 785-7863 (Landline)
+31 (o) 636 -108-563 (Mob)
Registered in Europe K.v.K. nr. 53.94.11.36 Incl IRS ANBI ID
Contact Person: (WM) Chair and Founder Mrs H. H. Oord
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