LAPO Empowers 49,481 Community Members With Health Services

Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) improved the reproductive, maternal and child health of 49,481community members across the country with health services in February 2018 with over 43,889 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 alleviation 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 also sensitised during antenatal and child immunization clinic days at local health facilities and community meeting venues.