Healthcare Programs

At JEOF, we undertake various health improvement initiatives, ranging from primary and environmental healthcare services and provision of first aid equipment. We also run community and people-centered awareness health campaigns on challenging health issues on HIV Aids enlightenment, malaria prevention and treatment, family planning, and infant mortality among others.

Project Health Alert:  The declining living conditions and reduced access to basic services have led to decreased health status.Action is needed to increase equitable access between the rich and poor to good and quality healthcare facilities; there is a strong need not just to alleviate the symptoms of prevalent health problems among the grassroots but to also tackle the underlying causes of these ailments.

Empowering the less privileged citizens with requisite information on healthy practices and personal hygiene will help in promoting change at the grass roots. The Foundation organizes free healthcare programs to very poor rural communities in partnership with approved local primary healthcare centers by providing medical intervention to prevalent ailments plaguing such communities.  

Programs under the project health alert include:

  • Sight for the Poor: It is a known fact that blindness is an important cause and effect of poverty. The project goal is to work with poor and marginalized communities to ensure that People do not go blind unnecessarily. “Sight for the poor project” will ensure that we prevent, treat and cure avoidable blindness and promote eye health. We will ensure a positive and long term impact in the lives of project beneficiaries by collaborating with local communities, to forge alliances and partnerships to provide total sight to victims and /or potential victims of blindness.
  • Deworming of Children Aged 2-11: Nutritional impairment during childhood as shown by research has significant impact on growth and development of children. It is believed that worm infections can also cause cognitive impairment as well as tissue damage that may require corrective surgery. It is therefore, regarded as the world’s number one cause of intellectual and physical retardation especially in children. To this end, it is urgent to conduct a mass outcry on the need to deworm children who are most at risk in the rural areas as well as provide preventive and curative measures. The deworming program aims to create awareness on the harm caused by worm infections.
  • Health for Life: Millions of people across Nigeria do not have access to healthcare which may mean the difference between life and death. Furthermore, hundreds of millions are forced into poverty annually by the cost of accessing their local healthcare services. Proponents of the right to health care say that no one should go without health care as health is life and requires a collective effort of both the government and key stakeholders to ensure that lives are preserved.

    Action is needed to increase equitable access between the rich and poor to good and quality healthcare facilities; there is a strong need not just to alleviate the symptoms of prevalent health problems among the grassroots but to also tackle the underlying causes of these ailments. Empowering less privileged citizens with requisite information on healthy practices and personal hygiene will help in promoting change at the grass roots. At JEOF our goal is to reach as many less privileged Nigerians to provide access to basic healthcare. This will be achieved by conducting free diagnosis and treatment on ailments such as malaria, high blood pressure, diabetes, eye checks, HIV-AID awareness, maternal health and kidney check.

  • JEOF Mobile Healthcare campaign:

 

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