Free Medical Outreach Program

The free medical outreach program was introduced into CWHAD’s programs as a part the free medical outreach program was introduced into CWHAD’s programs as a part of the Centre’s strategy to promote wellness in the community. CWHAD works withmedical professionals to implement HIV counseling and Testing, Malaria screening and treatment, distribution of long lastingtreatment, distribution of long lasting insecticide treated nets, Diabetes screening,hypertension screening, Deworming andFamily planning using the male and femalecondoms, during the outreaches. Some of themajor outreaches held 2014 according to the communities include:

A. AKPAJIO: Rotary Family Health Day:

CWHAD partnered with the RotaryClub of Trans-Amadi to implement the 3- day event which held at the PrimaryHealth Centre, Akpajio, Port Harcourt, from the th 24th to 26 of April, 2014.Over 500 persons were reached.

 B. WOJI: CWHAD partnered with the Divine WOJI: CWHAD partnered with the Divine Grace Area, Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) , Rivers Province 3, Port Harcourt to implement the one day event which held in June 2014. The program had in attendance men, women and children from all works of life. Total of 275 persons were reached.

RUMUBIAKANI: CWHAD through its medical outreach project implemented an Ebola sensitization exercise during its medical outreach for Rumuobiakani community in Port Harcourt shortly after the Ebola outbreak, on the 16 of August 2014. A total of 76 persons were reached during the exercise.

D. TRANS-AMADI: The Executive Director ofD. TRANS-AMADI: The Executive Director of CWHAD, Mrs. Helen Odega was invited as a resource person to speak on the Ebola virusas a resource person to speak on the Ebola virusoutbreak during the Health and Safety day of twocompanies in Trans-Amadi. The lecture held onth the 27 of August at 10am and 2pm at BGTechnical and Segofs Energy Services respectively.

E. RUMUOLUMENI: To  mark  CWHAD’s 2nd anniversary, CWHAD organized a one day medical outreach for Rumuolumeni community in Obio-Akpor Local Government  Area  of  Rivers  State.  The  event which benefitted 52 persons held on the 4th of October, 2014.

F. RUMUROLU: A one day free medical outreach was organized for residents in Rumurolu community as part of the activities during the love feast celebration which held on the 7th of  December.  65  persons benefitted from the exercise.

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