Ethio-Djibouti Railway

Cervical and breast cancer screenings were taken by female EDR employees and senior management volunteers.

EDR women and social affairs department expert Mrs. Fatuma Ngatu played a significant role in coordinating the screening program and she said  that studies shows breast cancer (30.2%) and cervical cancer (13.4%) are among the most common types of cancer in our country. About 7,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year in our country, so stakeholders should play their part.

It was also pointed out that EDR’s women and social affairs department will continue to strengthen by doing a lot of awareness raising activities.

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