The United States of America-based alumni association of the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Sagamu, Ogun State has concluded plans to sponsor a breast cancer awareness workshop for students of the school between JSS3 and SSS3.
According to a statement signed by the President of the association, Abimbola Art-Alade on behalf of the Board of Directors and made available to the press, the programme is slated for October 15.
She revealed in the statement that other workshops in the pipeline include Diabetes Awareness; Physical Activity; Dental Hygiene; Skin and hair health; Nutrition; Reproductive Health Awareness amongst others.
“We plan on working in partnership with numerous organisations and individuals who are very supportive of initiatives like this. These are people who believe in the benefit from the knowledge gained through this workshop and subsequent ones and its potential to reach more than one girl/woman,” the statement read.
She added that the board of directors of FGGC Sagamu Alumni USA has been working on developing and implementing a Health and Wellness Programme in order to augment existing health and wellness education within the school curriculum.