NGO delivers health care services to women in Delta

By Onome Prosper A special intervention in the health sector of Delta State by a non-governmental organization known as Jesu Marie Empowerment Foundation, JMEF,  has begun with significant success recorded in the treatment of diverse health conditions of patients especially those suffering from preventable diseases. Speaking on day one and two of the free health programme held at Uwheru and Otor–Udu in Ughelli North and Udu Local Government Areas, the President and Founder of the NGO, Dr (Mrs) Rukevwe Ugwumba, said the intervention is to bridge the gap in the…

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Ukpaja community gets health centre

By Mathew Aramunde Ukpaja The serene community of Ukpaja, in Esan South East L.G.A recently went agog with celebration as the newly constructed Health Centre was formally handed over to the community. The initiative powered by the European Union (E.U) under the Niger delta support programme, will provide ante-natal, delivery and other medical services for the women, who hitherto had to travel several kilometers for such services. On arrival at the event, the Chief Engineer for E.U in the nine Niger Delta states, Wisdom Uwadiale and Lanre Opanubi of the…

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Cross River: We are poised to partner with MTN to end maternal mortality-First Lady

By Ita Akpan Calabar  The government of Cross River State is poised to partner with the MTN Foundation in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health for Women and Children to reduce to zero level maternal mortality rate in the state. This was made known to Journalists by the First Lady, Lynda Ayade, on Thursday at the Channel View Hotel, Calabar, Cross River State, when MTN Foundation in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health for Women and Children flagged off the campaign to enlighten the public on how to…

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