National Petroleum Authority Donates GHC100,000 To Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Breast Cancer Patients

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has today donated a sum of Ghc100,000 to breast cancer victims at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), to cover as cost of their treatment at the National Radiotherapy Oncology and Nuclear Medicine Centre.

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA, Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid made the donation and said that the gesture was part activities of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) ladies association, to commemorate October as the breast cancer awareness month.

He said in the authority’s effort to break the cancer at the initial stages of the awareness campaign, invited leading figures from the National Radiotherapy Oncology and Nuclear Medicine Centre to sensitize staff on breast and cervical cancer.

Adding that the National Petroleum Authority organised breast cancer screenings and health walks for its employees across the regions to spread awareness and also mark the breast cancer awareness month.

He re-emphasized the National Petroleum Authority’s commitment to continue to provide additional financial and logistical support to enable the centre is better positioned to provide quality health care to combat breast cancer and the likes.

Their kind gesture did not go unnoticed nor unappreciated as the Deputy Director of Consultant Oncologist of the centre, Dr. Verna Vanderpuje, commended the efforts and kind gesture of the petroleum authority and extended the gratitude and appreciation of the centre to the petroleum authority.

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