FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE ABEOKUTA HOLDS 30TH COMMEMORATIVE SECOND LECTURE ON CERVICAL CANCER: A PREVENTABLE DEADLY DISEASE. On Wed 15th FEB, 2023 @Telemedicine Hall by 10am.Guest Lecturers are: Prof. Kayode Olusegun Ajenifuja and Lawal Abdulrazzaq (Consultant)
The Unveiling of FMCA 30TH ANNIVERSARY LOGO
....our Journey so far....
…..Precisely 30 years ago, Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta was established on the 21st April, 1993. The purpose of establishing this institution among others, is to give quality health services, Training and Research.
Looking back in the last 30 years, we have done quite a lot in terms of Training.
This Celebration is loaded with lots of activities that will bring everyone together…..
SECOND LECTURE ON CERVICAL CANCER: A PREVENTABLE DEADLY DISEASE AND BREAST CANCER: NOT A DEATH SENTENCE
Cervical and breast cancer are two deadly diseases ravaging human especially the women folks. These diseases which also poise as silent killers are often time not given the adequate attention needed hence the need for sensitisation as well as community outreach to the urban areas and the grassroots on measures needed to combat these diseases.
The man at the elms of affair at Federal medical centre, Abeokuta, Prof Adewale Musa-Olomu made the above known at the programme for the unveiling of the centre’s 30th anniversary commemorative logo and guest lectures on Wednesday 15th February, 2023 at the Telemedicine hall, federal medical centre, Abeokuta.
During his opening remark, the Medical Director, Prof Musa-Olomu appreciated God who made it possible to gather and witness the centre’s 30th anniversary while noting that the phenomenal change that has transformed the centre is what is being celebrated.
He further said that the purpose of establishing the hospital 30 years ago was to deliver quality health services, for training qualified health workers, for caring out qualitative and quantitative research work.
Prof Kayode Ajenifuja, a professor of obstetrics and Gynaecology, obafemi awolowo University teaching hospital complex, ile-ife Osun state and Dr Lawal Abdulrazzaq, consultant General Surgeon Lagos state teaching hospital, lagos said that the cause of cancer is unknown and further said that it is an uncontrolled growth of cells in the body.
Dr Ajenifuja while presenting his papers on the topic Cervical Cancer: A preventable deadly disease emphasises that the disease does not show any symptoms until it has progressed to the cancer stage, a process which takes years before manifesting.
Some of the dignitaries at the ceremony are His royal majesty, Oba (Dr) Saburee Babajide Bakre, Agura of Gbagura, Abeokuta, Alhaja Adebisi Edionsere, Dr Tomi coker, Ogun State commissioner of health represented by the Ministry’s Permenent Secretary Dr… DR Mrs Titilayo Musa-Olomu, Wife of the hospital Medical Director, Dr Rafiu Adekola Soyele, Provost Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta.
Also present at the ceremony are the Hospital Management Committe including Head of Clinical Services Dr A.S Adediran, the Director of Administration Mr A.O Vaughn, head of Nursing Service Mrs R.A Ashimi among others.
FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE IDI-ABA ABEOKUTA HOLDS 30TH COMMEMORATIVE LECTURES ON PROSTATE CANCER AND KIDNEY FAILURE
PROF.T.A Badmus (Consultant Urologist and Kidney transplant surgeon, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife)1st Guest Speaker at the event delivered a lecture on Prostrate Cancer: the Horror of Aging
PROF. Fatiu Abiola Arogundade- ( Consultant Physician/Nephrologist, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital complex, Ile-Ife) 2nd Guest Speaker who delivered a lecture on Kidney Failure: an Emerging Epidemic with Catastrophic Outcomes