Ogbonge doctor wey be di Wife of the Kebbi State Governor and Oga Madam for Medicaid Cancer Centre, Dr. Zainab Bagudu na one of di top 3 people wey dey drag di chair of Union of International Cancer Control (UICC). Na di presido of Nigerian Cancer Society (NCS), Dr. Adamu Umar komot di tori.
Our tori pesin confam am inside UICC website, say Dr. Bagudu and two pesins from Sweden and China follow dey drag di Chair. If she wins, she go become di first pesin inside Africa to siddons for UICC Presido Chair.
IT IS NOW OFFICIAL!
H.E. Dr Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu is contesting for the UICC President 2022-2024
It is my singular privilege and honour to formally inform all Nigerians, especially Nigerian Cancer Stakeholders and our friends in the global community, of the nomination of H.E Dr Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu, for the post of UICC President-elect 2022-2024.
If elected, she will be the first African to hold this enviable position. She will; bring her wealth of experience in resource mobilization strategies in LMICs, support elimination of WHO strategy on cervical cancer, and ensure that global cancer investment reaches Africa and LMICs.
The Nigerian Cancer Society and all partner organisations are proud to celebrate this amazon whose dedication to the cause, as an iconic Paediatrician, a philantropist and a foremost cancer advocate, has set a stellar track record of service, that is nationally and globally recognized.
Closing the Care Gap in LMICs is central to Dr Bagudu’s mission plans whose mark has made huge impacts in Grassroots communities.
I call on you all, to support her candidacy and intensify campaign in support of this endeavour to bring cancer care to underserved communities across the globe.
Her nomination and shortlist is the first win, and we must now unite to make it a complete victory, come October 11th by VOTING for H.E. Dr. Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu at the UICC General Assembly (Virtual) ahead of the WCC in Geneva (in-person).
Please feel free to share with your networks. If you need additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Dr Adamu A. Umar