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Association pour la Promotion de la Santé et du Bien-Etre Social (APSBES)
Global Network Member
"APSBES"( Association pour la Promotion de la Santé et du Bien - Etre Social) is a non-profit, humanitarian, and philanthropic community- focused Non- Government Organization (NGO) called in English: Association for the Promotion of Health and Social Well- Being based in Lomé Togo (West Africa).
We promote the health and the socio-economic development of deprived population thereby alleviating the suffering through high participatory development ventures. APSBE's vision is that of "a world where every individual access the chance to fully realize his life potential with dignity".
Its mission is to achieve lasting improvements in the quality of life of deprived people particularly of children and women in developing countries through and empowering process.
For this purpose we organize awareness campaigns on cancer in general through several rounds of talks discussions. Training of peer educators on various cancer risk as smoking, alcohol consumption, obesity, and the need to vaccinate girls against human papilloma virus that causes cervical cancer. We organize campaigns consultation freely to women for early detection of breast cancer and education sessions for girls on the risk of early sexual activity.
We participated in various awareness campaigns launched by The Max Foundation USA, which is our partner through our participation in calls for protests since 2010 on various topics on cancer.
Our “Pilot Project on Hand Washing in Hospital CHU Campus of Lome, measures for infection control in the Department of Pediatric Oncology” has been awarded a grant for US$4,000.00 for the year 2012-2013 funded by The Max Foundation.
Our main goal is to strive for the protection of the health of the population for sustainable human development.
To accomplish achieve its mission APSBES HAS defined two main program Domains All which are: Health & Education.
The promotion of primary health care and the fight against the most common endemic diseases are our priority.
To this end the upsurge increasingly high cases of cancer in the world in general and the absence of proper management of this disease in our country Togo forced our organization to get involved in this fight.
Non communicable diseases are and the fight against HIV AIDS and STIs were starting our way of battle.