#SmearIt – Exquisite Magazine to hold Free cervical screening in Lagos and neighboring cities

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Free cervical screening

The Exquisite Magazine EMAC #SmearIt walk and SMEARATHON (Free cervical screening) 2018 is set to hold in Lagos, Ibadan and Ijebu-Ode on the 1st, 4th and
8th of September respectively in partnership with Act Foundation.

This year, the Exquisite magazine annual walk for cervical cancer prevention will
provide free screening for over 1000 women in these three states. The event will feature alongside the free screening, a brief talk on cervical cancer, walk and workout session, music, entertainment and networking.

Every hour in Nigeria, women die of cervical cancer, a disease that is largely preventable thanks to Screening tests and Vaccination.

We must raise awareness and educate everyone on preventive methods for this form of cancer that is preventable and treatable when detected early.

Our drive is to get women screened, children vaccinated while spreading the word THAT EARLY DETECTION SAVES LIVES.

YOU MAY LIKE: Prevention of Cervical Cancer – A Health Guide for women

The annual smear it walk and Smearathon would hold its Lagos edition on Saturday, 1st of September 2018 at Muri Okunola Park from 7am.

We are calling everyone to join us for this walk for cervical cancer prevention and
inviting all women who have not been screened to take advantage of the free screening session, which is being provided for 1000 women in three different locations through the Act Foundation.

Registration for the walk can be done at http://exquisitemag.com/scene-city/emac-
smearit-walk-and-smearathon-2018-registration-form/ or call 08098886184.

Event Dates:
Lagos- Saturday 1st of September, 2018
Ibadan- Tuesday 4th September, 2018
Ijebu-Ode- Saturday 8th September, 2018
Expected number of people: 1000
Activities include-
• Brief talk on Cervical Cancer,
• Walk and workout session
SMEARathon screening exercise (free screening to all in attendance for Cervical,
Breast).
• Distribution of fliers, Music and Entertainment, Friends networking, refreshments and many more.
The aim is to continue to increase the awareness for cervical cancer which kills a woman every hour in Nigeria, increase the awareness of breast cancer which kills a woman every minute and to promote partners and sponsors of the EMAC event.

“Tewa Onasanya” founder of the SMEARIT campaign and the organizers of the EMAC SmearIt Walk and SMEARATHON. with Host, Health Matters , Samuel Alabi. – Cervical cancer is one of the very few cancers that presents a ✔️pre cancer stage before the cells become 👉cancerous, that is why cervical cancer is preventable🙌 through regular ✔️screening and treatable if ✔️pre-cancer cells are discovered early. #Getscreened #Smearit – Free screening for over 1000 women in these three states Lagos, Ibadan and Ijebu-Ode on the 1st, 4th and 8th of September respectively.. – #HealthMatters #Health #pinnaclehealthradio – #regrann – #healthyliving #radiotalk #talk #radio #Healthnews #morning #breakfast #ceryicalcancer #Spreadtheword #getscreened #earlydetectioniskey #saveasister #cervicalcancerprevention #cervicalcancerawareness #cervicalcancervaccine #teal4cervicalcancerawareness

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