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LAPO Empowers 1.2m Nigerians with Health, Social Services in 2019 No fewer than 1.2 million vulnerable Nigerians have benefited from the life-changing innovative socio-economic and health services of the Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), in 2019. The Chairman of the Board of Directors of LAPO, Dr. Osarenren Emokpae, stated this at the organization’s Annual General Read More

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LAPO Empowers 1.2m Nigerians with Health, Social Services in 2019 A leading non-governmental organisation committed to the social, health and economic empowerment of the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria, Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO), has improved the life of 1.2 million Nigeria through its life-changing innovative socio-economic and health services in 2019. The Chairman of Read More

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LAPO empowers 1.2 million Nigerians with health, other services   The Chairman, Board of Directors of the Lift Above Poverty Organisation, Dr Osarenren Emokpae, has said his organisation will continue to deepen it’s services in target communities and support the dream of a poverty-free world. In a statement on Monday, Emokpae said LAPO had improved Read More

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DON advocates increase budgetary allocation, wider insurance coverage to tackle maternal mortality in Nigeria Vincent Iyawe, Immediate past provost College of Medical Sciences, University of Benin, says increased budget allocations, wider health insurance coverage are crucial to mitigating maternal and child mortality in Nigeria, particularly in rural areas. Iyawe who posited this at the 27th Read More

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Stakeholders seek improved maternal, child health care system in Nigeria Stakeholders in the health sector have called for an improved maternal and child care system in the country, especially in rural communities. The stakeholders made the submission at the 27th Annual Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) Development Forum held on Wednesday via Zoom. The News Read More

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Ex-provost seeks more health centres for rural areas A former provost of the College of Medical Sciences, University of Benin, Prof. Vincent Iyawe has said setting up healthcare centres will reduce maternal and child mortality in remote and rural areas. He also said an extra health budget for health should be done for rural communities. Read More

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‘LAPO set up to address low-income earners’ material deprivation, poor health, social exclusion’ The management of Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) has said the organisation was designed to support low-income but economically active persons, particularly women to address the challenges of material deprivation, poor health and social exclusion. Godwin Ehigiamusoe, the chief executive officer, made Read More

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LAPO honours 24 women for their outstanding performance   The Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) Group, on Thursday, conferred its outstanding women leadership awards on 24 women for their contributions to the development of the society. The women were honoured at the 8th edition of the LAPO Outstanding Women Leadership Award held in Benin. The Chief Read More

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Group empowers 50,723 with maternal, child health sensitisation Lift Above Poverty Organisation (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 disclosed this at a strategic review meeting with senior management staff. He stated that the beneficiaries were sensitized on Read More

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LAPO Combats Cancer, Sensitizes  88,627 Community Members   Benin– Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) sensitized 88,627 community members against cancer between January and July 2020 as well as screened 158 beneficiaries under the LAPO Community Campaign for Cancer Control (LAPO-C4) project in Nigeria. Dr Ayobami Honestus Obadiora, Acting Executive Director of LAPO disclosed this in Benin, noting Read More

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