Residents of Ikota Village, an impoverished community situated in Eti-Osa LGA benefited from our free healhhare programme tagged “Healthy Living”. The event was a one day programme held on June 19, 2014.
The objective of the Healthy Living program is to provide solutions to the rampant health issues prevalent among the less privileged by addressing the root causes of various ailments rather than the symptoms and providing prompt and immediate intervention to project beneficiaries.
Eight Medical Doctors,two optometrist, three lab scientist, and three pharmacists attended to the needs of 450 elderly and 300 youths in the treatment of various ailments such as malaria, eye problem, high blood pressure, diabetes for adults and the aged, while over 300 under-aged children were de-wormed and also treated for malaria. The pregnant women where not left out as treated mosquito nets were distributed to fifty expectant mothers.
The beneficiaries were also addressed by Pharm (Mrs). Gbone Ilukwe, CEO Medvacc Pharmaceutical Limited on public hygiene, she buttressed the need for prevention and tips for healthy living.
The event was made possible with the support of notable organizations and individuals who not only donated towards the programme, but also volunteered to provide hands-on support.
Our deepest appreciation go to the following corporate and individual donors.
Exxon Mobil Producing Limited
Chikki Foods Industries Limited
Diamond Bank Plc.
Medvacc Pharmaceuticals Limited (Mrs. Gbone Ilukwe)
Ogun State Government
Vita Health Limited
New Heights Pharma
Jawa International Limited
Metro Health HMO
Ikota CDA Chairman (Mr. E.A Adesanya)