tablets did not only prevent infections but made them healthier. Between children and the elderly, Mectizan and Albendazole have proven effectiveness and acceptability among residents in Rivers communities.
Diana’s poor health has left a huge economic gap in her family, being infected means that she can no more move around. Diana and her four children, survive from the little gains Adiais makes from his daily menial jobs.
In August when UNICEF trained Community Implementer for MAM, Esther Benjamin visited John’s compound, she sensitized the women on the effects of open defecation, while she administered Albendazole and Mectizan for Prevention of Tropical diseases like lymphatic Filariasis also known as Elephantiasis and Onchocerciasis otherwise called River Blindness
Vitamin Angels, a global charity which distributes Vitamin A and de-worming treatments to children under five globally and in Nigeria, is advocating for improved government will to strengthen Primary Health Care.
A Lawmaker in the Nigerian House of Representatives, Barrister, Onofiok Luke. Honourable Member representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium in Akwa Ibom State has called for improved commitment by all stakeholders in Nigeria to combat micronutrient deficiency among women and children
Open Defecation in Egwede community is high and contributes to the high disease prevalence affecting children, pregnant mothers and the elderly. Despite the poor financial status of the residents of Egwede community, health care is out-of-pocket and expensive. This has had huge financial implication on the families’ welfare.
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