Golden Face Of PUSAG For May 9

The maiden edition of the Golden Face of the Private Universities’ Student Association of Ghana ( PUSAG) 2015 is slated for May 9, 2015 at the Zenith University College in Accra.

The event aims at touching the lives of women and also screening them on cervical cancer as well raising funds to assist free screening and vaccination programmes.

The pageant, under the theme “Sensitization of Cervical Cancer: The Role of the Female Student” will turn the spotlight on vision, qualities, vision, intellect, skill-set and talent of each contestants.

12 beautiful ladies from the various accredited private universities are expected to take part in the grand finale of the event.

“PUSAG believes the event will create the opportunity for young ladies to showcase their inner and outward beauty, display their skills and discover talents they never knew they had. It will also help young ladies to develop social skills and prepares them for public speaking, conduct, elocution and other social graces,” Media Relations Officer of PUSAG, Raphael Apetorgbor said.

He disclosed that the winner, first runner-up and second runner-up will be brand ambassadors of Cervical Cancer campaign.

Mr. Apetorgbor added that “Ending Cervical Cancer in our Lifetime” would offer educational programs at accredited private institutions to inform women about ways to reduce their risk of cervical cancer and the importance of making healthy lifestyle choices.

“It’s important to get the word out to young women that the most effective thing they can do to protect themselves is to get regular cervical cancer screenings and ask their health care provider about the vaccine,” Mr. Apetorgbor stated.

Cervical cancer is the world’s second-most common cancer affecting women. About 500,000 women are diagnosed with it every year, and more than 280,000 die from it. Globally, it is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women.

Guests expected to grace the occasion include the Minister of Health, delegations from the Education Ministry, Heads of Institutions, established Entrepreneurs, Senior and Junior Faculty members of participating University Colleges as well as other sister Tertiary Institutions.


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