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Over 100 women benefit from free uterine fibroid surgery in Rivers state and environs

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Over 100 women benefit from free uterine fibroid surgery in Rivers state and environs

In excess of 100 women from Rivers State and its environs, took an interest in an uterine fibroids health mindfulness program held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to stamp the eighteenth anniversary of the O.B. Lulu-Briggs Foundation.

The occasion was a segment of a comprehensive health effort crusade focused at ensuring and advancing women’s regenerative health. It included free medical meetings, directing and screening for women’s conceptive health issues.

What charmed a large number of the individuals who went to the occasion, which occurred at La Sien Pavilion, 22 Forces Road, Port Harcourt, was the uplifting news that no less than 100 fortunate ones among the women experiencing uterine fibroids would profit by free surgeries to mitigate them of the agony and sadness brought about by the awful condition.

Fibroids develop in the belly and can cause inordinate menstrual dying, untimely work, serious substantial agonies, premature delivery, and even barrenness in women. Maybe a couple can bear the cost of the restrictive expense (about N500,000) to carefully evacuate the fibroids or the belly, which is the most widely recognized medical treatment for the condition in Nigeria where women look for treatment when the fibroids are causing intense distress. A great deal of post-medical procedure care is additionally required.

The O.B. Lulu-Briggs Foundation was built up in 2001 by Dr (Mrs) Seinye O.B. Lulu-Briggs to commend, structure and organize her better half, national statesman High Chief (Dr) O.B. Lulu-Briggs who passed away on December 27, 2018 in Accra, Ghana. Lulu-Briggs was generally known for his productive generosity and magnanimous giving, which was focused at carrying aid to the most helpless and under-served.

As indicated by the coordinators: “The foundation started its work with the Care for Life Program, which has given more than 500 a security net of free healthcare, cover, hot dinners, month to month nourishment bushels, money stipends and social and profound support to old natives in Rivers State. It stays one of only a couple of projects concentrating on the old in Nigeria. Different stages the Foundation uses incorporate Free Medical Missions.

“These are five-day medical camps in rural and semi-urban areas where a group containing volunteer specialists, drug specialists, medical research facility technologists, and non-medical callings give medical consideration, including surgeries (eye, hernia, an infected appendix, and so forth.), health mindfulness data and circulate eyeglasses. Since 2005, 124,826 men, women and kids in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers states have gotten treatment free of charge. ”

They included: “The Foundation’s Education and Scholarships Program revamps schools, gives money motivations to instructing and non-showing staff and grants scholarships to support scholastic greatness among understudies at the primary secondary and tertiary levels, including St. Augustine Nursery and Primary School, Abonnema and Community Secondary School, Krakrama.

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