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Protecting Cancer Patients Against COVID19 Pandemic in Africa: LIVE Zoom April 6 @ 11am EDT

Project PINK BLUE is delighted to invite you to her 2nd Cancer & COVID19 series. A new initiative focused on protecting people impacted by cancer in Africa.

Hello All,

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

When: Apr 6, 2020 04:00 PM Nigeria Time (11:00 AM Toronto, Canada and Ohio, USA)

Register in advance for this meeting:

This meeting is password protected, please register to gain access . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. We will send you your PASSWORD personally. 

Topic: Cancer & Coronavirus: Risks & Safety Measures

What is COVID19 ? How can Cancer Patients protect themselves?

GOAL: To protect cancer patients against COVID19 pandemic in Africa.


1. To educate cancer patients as a higher risk group for the COVID19 pandemic.

2. To provide psychological support to cancer patients at this moment of COVID19.

3. To create an online resource on Cancer & COVID19 in Africa.

Expected Outcomes:

1. To learn in simple terms what is COVID19

2. To clearly understand what does COVID19 means to Cancer Patients and Survivors

3. Each series should provide some insights on the Risks and Safety measures for Cancer patients against COVID19

4. Provide information and Myths & Facts

5. Give healthy and psychological tips for cancer patients to cope at this time of COVID19

6. Everyone should have a voice: Questions & Answers


-Dr. Danielle Rodin, MD, MPH, FRCPC

Radiation Oncologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Canada.

Board Member, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).

-Dr. JohnBosco Chukwuorji

Fulbright Visiting Researcher

Cleveland State University.

Lecturer, University of Nigeria.

-Special Guest of Honour

H.E. Dr. Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu

Wife of the Governor of Kebbi State.

Founder & CEO, Medicaid Cancer Foundation.

Board Member, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).

Meeting Chair: Ms. Khadijat Banwo-Fatai, Moderators: Ms. Gloria Orji & Ms. Gloria Okwu. Meeting Minutes: Sampson C. Ipiankama. Meeting Host: Runcie C.W. Chidebe. 

This Zoom Meeting is proudly funded by ACT Foundation

Hosted by Project PINK BLUE & Network of People Impacted by Cancer (NEPCIN) in partnership with Medicaid Cancer Foundation.

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