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Group empowers 50,723 with maternal, child health sensitisation

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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 family planning, antenatal care, child nutrition with counseling and referral services.

The organisation equally carried out health outreach at Iyekogba Community in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State during the period, reaching 1,236 vulnerable community members with free treatment and referral services.

The Executive Director expressed worry that a high percentage of women in Nigeria are vulnerable to illnesses, disability and even death due to lack of access to comprehensive health services, a situation that has made the country one of the highest in maternal mortality rates amongst developing nations. READ MORE

 

 

 


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