Mrs Soludo Inaugurates Mammography Centre At General Hospital, Onitsha.
Written by City Radio on November 24, 2022
STATE Governor’s wife, Mrs Nonye Soludo has commissioned a state-of-the-art mammography centre at the General Hospital, Onitsha.
The facility was built by TotalEnergies Upstream Nigeria Limited, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and partners: Prime, SAPEPTRO and CNOOC, as part of their corporate social responsibility projects.
A mammography centre is a medical facility where women can go for regular breast checks, for cancer of the breasts and related tumours.
The newly-installed mammography machine at Onitsha General Hospital, has the capacity for one hundred and twenty examinations per day.
The Governor’s wife who is a Cervical Cancer prevention Advocate, assured that the facility would be affordable and urged women from thirty-five years of age and above to make good use of the centre, reminding them that early detection is key to treatment and survival.
She commended TotalEnergies, NNPC and partners, for the project and promised that it would be maximally used and properly maintained.