WHAT WE DO
GKLF provides accessible, affordable and community centered health services to low income communities most in need of them. We embark on various health awareness programmes in order to reduce the sufferings and better the life of the people.
We carry out sensitization and educational campaigns to communities. We sensitize and educate the people on safe health practices and provide other vital information necessary for healthy living.
GKLF provides training for volunteers, health workers and community members on best practices. This is to ensure sustainability of our projects and ensure provision of quality services to beneficiaries.
WHAT WE SEEK TO ACHIEVE
The mission of GKLF is to reduce the burden of Non communicable diseases in Africa through accessible, affordable and people centered health awareness, screening and training services guided by international standards and protocols.
The Vision of GKLF is to provide free and equitable health services to reduce the prevalence of Non communicable diseases in Africa whilst maintaining international standards and providing quality assurance to all program beneficiaries.
Dr Matilda Kerry
Ms Rachael Kerry
Mr. Akinmolu Opeodu
Miss Chidinma Nwigwe
Dr Uzoamaka Igwilo
Dr Cynthia Ebie
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October is breast cancer awareness month. Every year the month of October is dedicated to creating awareness about breast cancer. Breast cancer awareness month is an opportunity to increase awareness about the most common type of cancer affecting women. WHY BREAST CANCER AWARENESS? Breast cancer is responsible for at least 500,000 deaths among women worldwide. Read more about Breast cancer awareness month; How to do a breast self-examination.[…]
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January 2022 is only a few weeks ahead, the month declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) as Cervical Cancer (CC) month. A concert of initiatives would be launched across the global community to raise awareness for cancer. The George Kerry Life Foundation (GKLF), a not-for-profit based in Nigeria with a global reach across 200 Read more about Invitation to support the 2022 Global Cervical Cancer Month Activities[…]
GEORGE KERRY LIFE FOUNDATION AND PARTNERS TAKES CANCER SCREENING TO TAKWA BAY ISLAND, SCREENS 100 WOMEN.
Lagos – To mark World Cancer Day, George Kerry Life Foundation collaborated with Ovie Brume Foundation to provide free cancer screening to women in Takwa Bay Island of Lagos State. Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world today and women are known to suffer most from this disease. Studies show Read more about GEORGE KERRY LIFE FOUNDATION AND PARTNERS TAKES CANCER SCREENING TO TAKWA BAY ISLAND, SCREENS 100 WOMEN.[…]
VOLUNTEER SAFE is an ethics and accountability training program for volunteers working in the humanitarian sector. The program held over a couple of weeks from February – May 2018, this program targeted 1000 volunteers to receive cutting edge information on ethical behavior, rights and obligations, staying safe on the field, delivering the best care to Read more about 2018 VOLUNTEER SAFE TRAINING[…]
October 2017, GKLF teamed up with Coca Cola and the US Consulate medical team to commemorate the October breast cancer month. We screened hundreds of women free of charge at Lagasa-Ibeju Lekki. This project held by 10am at Lagasa Community Health center, Lagasa road, Ibeju Lekki, Saturday 21st October 2017, free Breast screening, cervical cancer Read more about 2017 OCTOBER BREAST CANCER MONTH[…]
DR MATILDA KERRY-OSAZUWA FOUNDER OF THE GKLF NOMINATED FOR THE 2017 JCI TEN OUTSTANDING YOUNG PERSONS
Dr Matilda Kerry-Osazuwa founder of the George Kerry Life Foundation (GKLF) was nominated for the JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Nigeria Programme (JCI TOYP). She founded GKLF in 2007 to reduce the burden of breast and cervical cancer disease and death among Nigerian women, since then GKLF has reached over 10,000 people and 100,000 Read more about DR MATILDA KERRY-OSAZUWA FOUNDER OF THE GKLF NOMINATED FOR THE 2017 JCI TEN OUTSTANDING YOUNG PERSONS[…]
CHOICE stands for Changing Her Opportunities, Improving complete existence. It is a behavioral change communication program initiated by the George Kerry Life Foundation collaboratively with Ms Kesi Howard, outreach coordinator of Magee Women’s Hospital of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. The program is supported by IREX, The US consulate, The Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) and the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Read more about CHOICE PROGRAMME[…]
The 2017 Cervical Cancer Month and World Cancer Week Was marked at Agege Local Government Area (District), Hundreds of local women were educated and screened against breast cancer and cervical cancer, the men came out to support too. The program was sponsored by Exquisite magazine, ELOY Awards, Oceanic Health, Bridgeway Microfinance Bank and ELLE.
The George Kerry Life Foundation teamed up with Bridge way Microfinance bank and Elle to screen women against Breast cancer. Women were urged to come and get their breasts checked for free and get free minor endemic diseases consultation. The programme held on Saturday 29th October 2016 at Bridge way Microfinance bank, 49A Lafiaji way, Dolphin estate, Read more about 2016 BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH[…]