Akpelishi, Temitope - Nigeria

Akpelishi,  Temitope Funmilola

BPW Nigeria


Region: Africa

Languages: English

Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria Medical Association. African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer. Assistant National Secretary BPW Nigeria. Coordinator Health Advocate Club Bells University of Technology Ota Ogun State. Since 2012, A.T. has been involved in cancer advocacy through community sensitization, work place screening, in churches, through the NGO she belongs to, BPW Lagos Club of which she is Vice President. She organized community outreach programmes in conjunction with other NGOs, Nigerian Ministry of Health on cervical cancer, breast cancer awareness and screening. Presently, as Chair of the National Committee on Health of BPW Nigeria, she is focusing on non-communicable diseases especially Cervical and Breast cancer and advocating for the vaccination of all female students in Bells Univ. of Technology against cervical cancer. The quest for this knowledge drove A.T. into pursuing and completing a Master’s of Science in Public Health (MSc.PH) degree in 2016.