DAGOMO Foundation in fresh medical intervention in Abuja, Nigeria
DAGOMO Foundation Nigeria LTD/GTE, a Not-for-Profit Organisation has announced a fresh medical intervention in Abuja, Nigeria in partnership with the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA) and others in Medical/Ophthalmological/Dental/ Surgical Mission.
A statement by DAGOMO Chief Program Officer and former Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mrs. Ifueko M Omoigui-Okauru on Thursday stated that the exercise will hold from April 5th to 10th, 2019 while April 8th has been set aside for older persons, 60 years and above.
“Please note that we are involved in yet another medical mission, touching lives and restoring hope. DAGOMO is partnering with the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA) and other partners in our biggest *Medical/Ophthalmological/Dental/ Surgical Mission * ever holding from *April 5-10, 2019 in Abuja”, the statement read.
The mission, the statement said, has four components:
“1) Medical Mission at Jiwa, AMAC LGA and Tugan Kwasou, Bwari LGA from April 5 – 10, 2019; Surgical cases to be handled at the Kubwa General Hospital during the same period.
*April 8th has been set aside for older persons, 60 years and above*
*Note* that a Sickle Cell expert is part of the medical team in Jiwa. Children and persons with sickle cell anemia are specifically invited to consult with the team throughout the mission.
2) Advocacy Meetings: Dialogue with government health agencies and stakeholders in the Nigerian healthcare sphere on improving and promoting access to basic healthcare;
3) Continuous Professional Development (CPD): Address the Opioid use scourge in the communities through an awareness conference and educational workshop on April 9 2019 holding at Barcelona Hotel, Wuse 2; and
4) Free Educational Training Session on Helping Babies Breath (HBB) for birth attendants, nurses, trainers, so that with this acquired knowledge, infant mortality rate can be reduced in Nigeria on April 9 and 10 2019 holding at the National Hospital Trauma Centre (3rd for).
We have a seventy-person strong team of medical professionals coming from the US from April 3, who will be working with no fewer than 100 Nigerian based medical professionals and another 100 Nigerian based non- medical professionals.
If this Mission will be beneficial to you, or any of the persons you work with, we urge you to take advantage of this opportunity. God bless
DAGOMO Foundation Nigeria LTD/GTE (www.dagomo.com), is a registered not-for-profit organisation focused on bringing the needs of the elderly to public and individual attention. We strive to be a facilitator of change in the elder care space from “uncaring to caring”; “ignoring to involving”; “unrecognized to being relevant” in our homes, communities and country.
Thank you for your support.
Ifueko M Omoigui Okauru, MFR
Chief Program Officer