57,074 Receives Health Empowerment

LAPO improved the reproductive, maternal and child health of 57,074 community members through awareness creation and counseling in August 2017 with over 21,053 persons screened for various ailments including HIV, malaria, blood pressure, blood sugar and hepatitis.

Health Manager, Ayobami Honestus Obadiora who restated LAPO’s commitment to improving community access to health services said “good health is crucial and central to poverty reduction efforts.”

He said the organization encourages early detection and managemement of health conditions, stressing that routine screening and health awareness by the organization has contributed significantly to a reduction in drug abuse among beneficiaries.

Pregnant and nursing mothers were sensitised during antenatal and child immunization clinic days at local health facilities and community meeting venues.