Friday, September 19, 2014

Celebrities Support Kidney Cancer Awareness

Showbiz celebrities the likes of 2face Idibia, Kcee, Fally Ipupa, Eddie Kenzo and more have endorsed the Juliet Ibrahim Foundation (JIF). For those who don't know, the foundation which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization focuses on creating awareness on kidney cancer and providing necessary interventions to ensure a society free of such issues in Ghana and Africa at large. 

The foundation aims at educating people that kidney cancer is preventable. A simple lifestyle change can go a long way in preventing kidney cancer and other kidney related ailments..  JIF helps raise funds for people living with kidney disease and suffering from kidney failures, transplants as well as patient’s dialysis treatments.

1. The long term goal of JIF is to build a state of the art kidney center for a better management of people with renal/kidney diseases.
2. To sensitize and educate people on cancers and its effects on the  Ghanaian society.
3. To provide funds and necessary assistance to people with kidney diseases but cannot afford its management.
4. To collate funds to support hospitals and medical centers that manages kidney diseases.
5. To serve as an advocate organization for awareness creation, education and promoting healthy life styles to avoid kidney diseases.

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