The Oyo State Government has expressed determination to reduce the prevalence of breast and cervical cancer among women in the state to minimal level, saying that over 16,500 women are expected to benefit from a free cancer screening.
The government explained that the exercise would be provided for 500 women in each of the 33 Local councils and their Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) for the next six weeks.
Speaking at the flag off of the free screening exercise at Kisi, the headquarters of Irepo Local Government, Ajimobi stated that the state government is committed to reduce the prevalence of breast and cervical cancer, noting that the screening exercise will also serve as human capacity building for nurses in the state who are responsible for cancer screening.

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