Irabor Okosun

Nigeria


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Irabor Okosun

2015-10-07 11:41

Since inception in 2013, Irabor's Join the Cast Malaria Initiative done in partnership with Africa's ace veteran comedian, Alibaba is progressively impacting lives through monthly malaria outreach exercises carried out in rural areas, markets and schools among other places - and a novelty football match platform featuring Media Personalities and Comedians. The project is aimed at leveraging the convening power of football and entertainment to attract large amounts of people to promote malaria awareness, counselling and education; facilitate the provision of FREE Rapid Diagnostic Testing (RDT), FREE Artemisilin-based Combination Therapy (ACT) treatments, and distribution of long-lasting insecticide treated bed nets and insecticides and lots more. Through the Join the Cast Malaria Initiative, Irabor Okosun, enlists the support of every arm of existence in the commitment of stakeholders in a determined campaign for awareness of the scourge of malaria. Entities include - Access Bank, Cool FM, Wazobia FM, Nigeria Info FM, City FM, Ozone Cinemas, Ebony Life Television, GlaxoSmithKline, The Lagos State Ministry of Health, The Society for Family Health, Reckitt Benckiser - makers of Mortein and many more Celebrities from previous editions include, but not limited to – AliBaba, Yaw, Bovi, AY, Okey Bakassi, Frank Edoho, Mannie, Akpororo, Jimmie, DO2DTUN, Femi and the Gang, Toyin Ibitoye, Oscar Oyinsan, Charles Anazodo, Colin Udoh and many more

Sona Jipreze

2015-10-06 23:40

Join The Cast began in 2013, borne of a dream to one day rid the world of the deadly killer that is malaria. In conjunction with Nigerian Comedian Alibaba, using football as a platform, Join the Cast Founder Irabor is creating awareness, of this often overlooked scourge, pooling public and private interest to save one more life

Dorcas Ekanem

2015-10-06 04:42

Irabor Okosun started the ‘Join the Cast’ World Malaria Day Initiative in partnership with Africa’s veteran ace comedian AliBaba GCFR. This Initiation started in 2013 as a year Malaria day Initiative - this concept leverages on the appeal of soccer by engaging a ‘cast’ of Comedians and On-Air Personalities from Radio and Television stations to galvanize mobilization within communities against Malaria through free testing and treatment; disseminate Malaria prevention messages; speak against self-medication; plus, contribute to championing the universal theme for Malaria – Invest in the Future and Defeat Malaria

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