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College of the Arts supports the Cancer Association

College of the Arts supports the Cancer Association

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) received N$18,000 from the College of the Arts annual ‘Christmas Memories Concert’, which is now earmarked for the community health clinic. CAN presents the community health clinics on regular Tuesday’s (men’s health) and Thursday (women’s health).

Rolf Hansen, Chief Executive Officer of CAN said the donation enabled them to screen a total of 183 Namibians, women for cervical cancer together with a clinical breast examination, or men for prostate cancer.

“We thank the Pupkewitz Foundation that financially supported the project, and, we also applaud the lecturers and students of the college who participated in making this event a success,” he said.


Caption: Hermien Coetzee from the College of the College of the Arts handed over the donations to Rolf Hansen of the Cancer Association.


 

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Mandisa Rasmeni has worked as reporter at the Economist for the past five years, first on the entertainment beat but now focussing more on community, social and health reporting. She is a born writer and is working on her degree in Journalism at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST). She believes education is the greatest equalizer. She is the epitome of perseverance, having started as the newspaper's receptionist in 2013.