The good health campaign led by the Special Adviser on Health, Hon.Dr.Lina Okereke, coordinator Drug Free World Africa Imo State Project which is totally free dwells on awareness of several health issues and adverse effect of self-medication which could unveil as drug abuse. She stressed on the importance of seeking for doctors’ advice and prescription for any drug intake. She prompted parents to develop good drug management approach at home to reduce exposing children to reckless drugs interaction from early stage of life. She also charged parents to be proactive in observing early signs of changes in attitude and behaviour in their children to enable early intervention in children’s drug abuse which is key to disengage them from drug addiction.
In addition, a voluntary screening of Hepatitis B, Malaria parasites, Cancer screening, Diabetes, HIV 1 &11 and Treatment Prescriptions was given to all participants. The entire community were extremely happy and expressed surprised that the programme was first of its kind ever witnessed in their life time in the community.
Hon Dr Lina told Nkwere community that this project triggered by Drug Free World Africa under the 3R gospel of the Imo state Governor, Dist.Sen.Hope Uzodinma who was equally on fire this summer especially on the Health of the entire Imo Women and continuing to the communities yet unreached. It is one of the cardinal programmes of the peoples Governor to ensure healthy Health for ALL Imo Women. She said after visiting Two extra-large community’s vis-a-vis ARO-OFEIMO community in Okigwe LGA and EZIHE community in Isiala Mbano LGA which were given the 3R message of Health Awareness/Screening on the topic: Family Health; Dangers of Drug Abuse and Cancer for Health Education on the 17th and 19th of August meetings, respectively it was identified the quest to spread the awareness across other communities and hence today Nkwere took the turn.
Unprecedented population of Nkwerre Aborigines Women embraced the Health programme with massive pomp and pageantry in Nkwerre Kingdom Civic Centre on the 20th of August. Special Adviser on Health to the Imo State to Governor, Dist Sen.Hope Uzodinma told the women that her coming to them was on the magnanimity of the Governor who has their interest at heart spreading share dividends of democracy to their communities particularly on the basic Medical Healthcare which is one of the cardinal priorities of the Shared prosperity government. She also stated that an NGO who’s name has gone far and wide due to their aggressive campaign on NO TO DRUG ABUSE has spontaneously triggered the practical health awareness campaign which she is optimistic they will embrace the health education for positive outcome in their community.
Irresistibly and interestingly as the programme turned to be, the communities women asked Hon Dr Lina Okereke to relay their appreciation and total support to the Governor to the organisation Drg Free World Africa. Meanwhile, the news of this programme has gone far and wide as many communities are calling for share equity of Hon Dr Lina Okereke’s Health FREE Health screening and enlightenment, drug free education and Governor’s magnanimity.
Drug Free World Africa Reassured community to keep the project runninng towards drug-free-community.
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