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Provision of quality medical services to the people of Eleme, Gokana, Khana and Tai local government areas (Ogoni land) and collect health data on pattern of diseases in the region

Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP)


  • To create awareness to members of the community on health issues.
  • To screen residents on communicable and non-communicable disease.
  • To treat common ailments.
  • To conduct mass de-worming of children.
  • To offer eye screening examinations and provide eye glasses
  • To generate health related data for the pattern of diseases prevalent in the region


  • Phase 1: 2,189 persons were attended to with a total of 6,848 services provided viz-a-viz General medical, Dental and Eye
  • Phase 2: A total of 8,678 persons were attended to with a total of 19,324 services provided viz-a-viz General medical, Dental and Eye care.

DURATION:December 2017 and April 2018


Improving Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) outcomes among rural and urban poor women in Rivers State, Niger Delta region of Nigeria

World Diabetes Foundation


  • To promote prevention of GDM among rural and urban poor through education and awareness campaigns in communities in Rivers State
  • To build the capacity of health care providers at private and primary health
  • facilities for screening and pre-referral care for GDM
  • To enhance the capacity of secondary and tertiary public and private health care facilities for GDM care
  • To promote GDM intervention activities using evidence based scientific publications and media reports and stakeholder fora


  • 22,202 Pregnant women screened for GDM
  • 1310 GDM cases diagnosed (prevalence of 5.9%)1310 GDM cases followed up 85,000 information flyers
  • 17 community  town hall meetings and door to door Inter-personal communications.
  • 2300 persons reached  and three community rallies held
  • 360 public & private HCPs trained
  • 4 trainings organized for Primary HCPs 78 Secondary HCPs trained
  • 4 trainings organized for Secondary HCPs 306 OBGYN and Specialist staff trained
  • 4 trainings organized for Tertiary HCPs 4 stakeholders meetings/ Dissemination of findings
  • 10 Abstracts presentations
  • 4 Journal publications 720 Mass media jingles
  • 60 broadcasts (TV/Radio/Newspaper)
  • 10 Online posts on WDF sponsored events. locally, nationally, regionally, and internationally

DURATION:January 2017 – December 2019

GRANT No: WDF-16 1347

Increasing Access to Youth Friendly Health Services in Andoni LGA; a strategy to address the reproductive health needs of vulnerable, out-of- school young women in oil- producing communities in Rivers State, Nigeria

Ford Foundation


  • Reposition Primary Health Centers (PHCs) to become Youth Friendly Health Centres
  • Mobilize youths to utilize the repositioned PHCs
  • Evaluate the effect of these services in improving knowledge, attitude and utilization rates of health services among young people in these communities
  • Leverage political support for eventual state-wide scale up


  • Two PHCs providing a minimum complement of Adolescent and Youth Friendly Health Services (AYFHS)
  • Two PHCs with comprehensive needs assessment and recommendation documents
  • Staff trained to be trainers for AYFHS delivery

DURATION: November 2014 – October 2016

GRANT No: 0145-1297

Rivers State Observatory on Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)

British Council, Nigeria Stability & Reconciliation Programme


  • Measure trends in violence against women and girls
  • Break the culture of silence and increase reporting level
  • Increase public awareness on issue of VAWG
  • Facilitate and support opportunities for preventive response


  • Increase in Awareness amongst the populace on what constitute violence
  • Increase in Reporting of cases involving VAWG
  • Increase in response to cases of VAWG by law enforcement agents
  •  Increase in prosecution of perpetrators

DURATION: January 2015 – July 2017

GRANT No: 718005


THEME: Leadership and Partnership Imperatives for Upscaling Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria

DATE: Tuesday 19th to Saturday 23rd September 2023

THEME: Leadership and Partnership Imperatives for Upscaling Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria

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