June, 2014 Edition

 
 

LAPO Empowers 35,326 Women With Social, Health Services

Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), a community development NGO empowered 34,990 marginalized women in target communities with social education and health intervention services in May 2014 towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals and sustainable development. 

General Manager, Sabina Idowu-Osehobo who disclosed this while reviewing the performance of the organization during the period listed teenage pregnancy, domestic violence, discrimination, self-esteem, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, malaria, malaria control, sexual and reproductive health and HIV/AIDS amongst issues discussed.

 

LAPO Screens 11,535 Women, Others for Common Diseases
Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), a community development NGO screened 11,535 women and clients across the country for common diseases including HIV, malaria, hepatitis, blood pressure and blood sugar in May 2014. Those with special health conditions were referred to government-approved health facilities for treatment.
General Manager, Sabina Idowu-Osehobo who disclosed this at a monthly performance review, expressed worry that rural dwellers were vulnerable to diseases due to ignorance and unhealthy practices.

LAPO Implements HIV/AIDS Intervention Project

LAPO has commenced the implementation of HIV/AIDS intervention programme aimed at reducing the health, social and economic effects of sexually-tramsmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, in Edo Central Senatorial Zone by June 2016.

Health Manager, Obadiora Ayobami noted that the USAID-funded Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is being executed in collaboration with the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH). Strategies include capacity building, peer education, school and community-based prevention outreach for youths, Voluntary Health Counselling and Testing (HCT) services and Community Home-Based Care (CHBC) for people living with HIV/AIDS.  

   

 
LAPO : Expectations of Nigerians From The National Conference
LAPO : Expectations of Nigerians From The National Conference
 
May 2014 LAPO Performance Report At A Glance

PROGRAMMES

MALE

FEMALE

TOTAL REACHED

Health Services

     

Integration of Health Education with Microfinance Services

870

3438

4308

Health Screening

(BP, BS, Hepatitis, HIV & Malaria)

1799

9736

11535

Female Condom Promotion

69

469

538

Antenatal Care Sensitization

0

70

70

                                         Sub-Total

2738

13713

16451

Social Empowerment

     

Integration of Social

Education with Microfinance Services

645 

3698

4343

Enterprise Development Training 

12

143

155

Legal Sensitization

95

143

568

Legal Aid Services

1

1

2

                                             Sub-Total

753

4315

5068

Total Number Reached With Direct Services

3491

18028

21519

Total Number Reached Via IEC Materials

13471

Grand Total

34990

 

 
 
 

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