DAGOMO Foundation embarks on five-day free medical mission in Abuja, partners ANPA, others
A private based charitable non-governmental, not for profit organization, DAGOMO Foundation is embarking on a five-day medical mission in Abuja starting from Friday, April 5 to Wednesday, April 10, 2019.
Established in 2007 in Benin City, Edo State, DAGOMO Foundation is dedicated to providing support to areas that are critical for nation building but haven’t received adequate attention.
In yet another historic medical mission aimed at touching lives and restoring hope, the Foundation is partnering with the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA) and other partners to bring great relieve to residents of Abuja.
According to the Chief Program Officer of the Foundation, Ifueko M Omoigui Okauru, over seventy (70) doctors from the United States will be arriving Nigeria from Wednesday, April 3 and would be working with other two hundred (200) Nigerian based medical and non- medical professionals.
Okauru said the mission 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).
For further details/clarifications, contact Pharm. Victoria Oyanna on +2347062457704 [email protected] or Alaba Ojo on +2348032587784 [email protected]