LAPO relaunches integration project

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Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) has relaunched its integration project with LAPO MfB, which ensures that clients of the bank equally access health services.

According to LAPO’s Executive Director, Dr. Honestus Ayo Obadiora, the project was structured to improve the health status of beneficiaries by reducing hospital attendance and the cost or burden of ill health due to preventable diseases and related conditions.

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Also speaking, LAPO’s Health Project Consultant, Professor Omokhoa Adeleye, said the project entails health sensitisation and screening of clients as well as building referral linkages with government-approved health facilities.

The health education messages, according to him, include sensitisation on malaria, modern family planning methods, pregnancy care, cervical cancer, hepatitis-B, child immunisation, diarrhoea in children prevention, HIV/AIDS, and the dangers of self-medication, among others.

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The project is being implemented in 16 LAPO MfB zones including the FCT, with health staff of LAPO deployed to branches within these locations.

The development has brought about an expansion in the number of states covered by LAPO with regards to health screening and sensitisation activities amongst clients of LAPO MfB.

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