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LAPO Improves Health Conditions of 22m Community Members Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) improved the health conditions of 22,120,529 targeted community members across the country between January and June of 2021. A total of 212,020 persons were reached through direct intervention by LAPO health community workers while 21,908,509 community members were reached via Information, Education Read More

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GEJ, Adeleye, Others To Speak At LAPO Dev Forum The Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Health, is set to host the 28th edition of the Annual LAPO Development Forum on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. The event with the theme ‘Promoting Community-Based Cancer Control Programme in Nigeria: The LAPO-C4 Read More

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World Malaria Day:  LAPO Sensitizes Over 200,000 Community Members Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) has worked assiduously in target communities to ensure that malaria-related deaths are reduced in Nigeria. At a health sensitization campaign held to commemorate the 2021 World Malaria Day in Abuja, the organisation reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring a ‘healthy society’ by Read More

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LAPO Combats Cancer, Sensitizes 185,882 Community Members Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) sensitized 1, 887,728 community members on cancer prevention and management between January and March 2021 under the LAPO Community Campaign for Cancer Control (LAPO-C4) project in Nigeria. The Executive Director, Dr Honestus Obadiora, while evaluating the impact of the programme during the period noted Read More

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LAPO Improves Community Health, Empowers 1.2m Nigerians Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) has improved the health conditions of 1,257,297 vulnerable community members across the country in 2020. This was disclosed by the Executive Director, Dr. Honestus Ayobami Obadiora during an interactive forum with Journalists in Benin City. He said the beneficiaries were educated on maternal and Read More

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LAPO Improves Maternal, Child Health Status Of 21,922 Rural Community Members Maternal and child mortality remains unacceptably high in Nigeria, ranking among the highest in the world. Nearly 20% of all global maternal deaths occur in Nigeria. The rate of reducing these deaths has been slow as many of the contributory factors remain unaddressed. As Read More

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LAPO Empowers 50,723 Beneficiaries with Maternal, Child Health Sensitization Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) improved the health and well-being of 50,723 women and children in the first half of 2020. Acting Executive Director, Dr Ayobami Honestus Obadiora who disclosed this at a strategic review meeting with senior management staff stated that the beneficiaries were sensitized on Read More

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  World Cancer Day: LAPO Holds Cancer Sensitization Campaign, Emphasizes Regular Medical Screening Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) has enjoined Nigerians to embrace the culture of regular medical cancer screening as a preventive measure against the infection. Speaking at the 2020 World Cancer Day Campaign organised by LAPO in Benin City, the Executive Director, Sabina Idowu-Osehobo expressed concern thatcancer Read More

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LAPO Screens 29,025 Community Members For Common Diseases As a part of its commitment to community health improvement and wellbeing, LAPO is engaged in early detection and management of common diseases in Nigeria. Between January and March 2019 the organization screened 29,025 community members for malaria, blood pressure, hepatitis, diabetes and other ailments and referred Read More

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LAPO Curtails Lassa Fever Outbreak In Communities Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) has intensified Lassa fever awareness campaign in vulnerable communities across the country towards forestalling the further outbreak of the disease. The community intervention programme was carried out in major markets and streets in Edo, Lagos, Oyo and Abuja, reaching over 10,321 persons including Read More

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