NAFDAC Partners With Monalisa Chinda, To Help Treat Women With Uterine Fibroid
Award winning actress and producer Monalisa Chinda is known for her movie roles as well as her humanitarian efforts.
The actress has a foundation called Arise Monalisa Foudation.It is an Africa-based non-profit institution dedicated to inspiring hope, promoting creativity and creating opportunities for the less privileged across the continent.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) recently partnered with the Nollywood actress foundation with an aim to further safeguard the health of Nigerian women.
After eight years of supporting major autism campaign causes, funding
education for the less privileged, charitable visits to orphanages
and prisons amongst others, the Arise Monalisa Foundationhas embarked on the Uterine Fibroid Project, this year, aimed at creating awareness, sensitizing the populace and sponsoring treatment of
infected women across the country.
Speaking during the meeting which held on Wednesday 14th January 2015
at NAFDAC’s headquarters in Abuja, Monalisa Chinda, multi-gifted
actress and Founder of AMF said, “It is in giving our lives away that
we find meaning… We appreciate NAFDAC for this strategic partnership
as we look forward to propagating awareness of this fast spreading yet
widely neglected uterine fibroid, which has become very common among
women due to ignorance and stigmatization.”
According to Dr. Paul Orhii, Director General, NAFDAC, “We are proud
to partner with the Arise Monalisa Foundation in mobilizing this
timely project throughout the six geo-political zones in Nigeria, and
this also marks the flag-off of our projects for this year.”