C.A.R.E Project

Cancer Awareness and Resources for Empowerment (C.A.R.E) Project

Introduction:

Cancer is a global health challenge that affects millions of lives, including those in Ghana. The C.A.R.E Project is committed to raising awareness, providing support, and empowering individuals and communities affected by cancer.

Our Mission:

To drive early detection, treatment, and support for individuals with cancer through awareness campaigns, screenings, and patient support programs. The overall goal is to raise awareness and drive the early diagnosis of the 5 gyn cancers (+BrCA)

What We Do:

Awareness Campaigns: Raising awareness about the importance of early detection, prevention, and treatment of cancer through community outreach, educational workshops, and media campaigns. Link to Clinical trials (NRG Oncology)

Screening Programs: Offering free cervical pap smears, HPV vaccinations and screenings and consultations to promote early detection and intervention.

Patient Support Services: Providing emotional, financial, and logistical support to cancer patients and their families throughout their journey.

Partnerships and Events: Partnerships with events like Nufu-fest and other non-profits like BrestCare International help provide added leverage and resources for patients.

Impact:

  • 10,000+ individuals educated on cancer awareness and prevention
  • 70% increase in early cancer detection rates
  • Enhanced support and resources for cancer patients and their families
  • $1000 raised