HEALTH CARE SUPPORT FOR OVC AND UNDERPRIVILEGED WOMEN
UTF regularly makes medical donations to community health centers, in addition to conducting medical campaigns across communities in the state. Recent medical interventions around the region include:
- Donation of cartons of anti-malarial drugs to Okhokhugbo community health center, for children (August 2014).
- Donation of hundreds of Sanitary kits, ORT (Oral Rehydration Therapy), RSV Packs (Retro Virus Syndromes) and Mosquito nets to Illushi community health center (September 2014).
- Nigerian Independence day Medical Campaign at Urhokpota, Benin City, with over 500 beneficiaries in five areas of medical concern, free instant dental surgeries and drugs dissemination (October 2014).
- Donation of hypertensive drugs, mental health counseling seminar and physiotherapy at Okhokhugbo community with over 100 beneficiaries (November 2014).
- Donation of Mosquito nets and antimalarial drugs to orphaned families at Iguowa community with over 100 beneficiaries (December 2014)
- Donation of medicated glasses, drugs and free medical checkups to an excess of 200 underprivileged women at Evbelehia community (December 2014).
All aside consistently employed services of our medical experts during each of our women empowerment seminars in offering free medical services, administering drugs and trainings on domestic health care practices for women and single ladies. This strategy is in line with the objective of the ICPD program of action to increase the accessibility, availability, acceptability and affordability of health care services and facilities to all people.
The Foundation empowers an excess of 2000 persons per annum, to this end.