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US to assist Ekiti in cancer research

BY GBENGA ARIYIBI
ADO-EKITI — A member of the United States of America National Cancer Advisory Board, Professor Funmi Olopade has expressed the desire of the American government to assist Ekiti State in the area of research on breast cancer

Olapade disclosed this in Ado Ekiti, Tuesday, while inspecting facilities at the University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti in company of the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.

The professor who is equally an indigene of the state was recently appointed into the US National Cancer Advisory Board by President Barack Obama

Her words,’’ the government of USA was really interested in doing discovery and sponsoring researches” adding that her scope included “understanding the problems that people have in the

healthcare system and trying to develop solution to these complex problems”.

In his remark,Dr Fayemi congratulated Prof. Olopade for what he described as a well deserved appointment.


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