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LAPO Improves Social, Health Status of 135,537 Community Members

In October 2018, Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) improved the lives of 135,537 women and other community members with social and health services across the country.

A breakdown of the total figures indicates that 33,805 persons were reached with direct health, social and legal sensitization in target communities while others benefitted through Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials.

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LAPO Screens 11,649 Community Members for Common Diseases

LAPO has intensified measures aimed at curtailing the prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) in target communities across the country.

In October 2018, the organization screened 11,649 persons on tropical health issues including HIV, malaria, blood pressure (BP), blood sugar, hepatitis and diabetes. Those with health conditions were promptly referred to government-approved health facilities for further treatment.

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LAPO Holds Cancer Sensitization Campaign, Screens 2,894 Community Members

LAPO reached 4,532,127 community members with cancer sensitization campaign between August and September, 2018.

The organization is currently implementing a 2-yearCommunity Campaign for Cancer Control (LAPO-C4) project in Lagos, Imo, Abuja, Rivers, and Edo State aimed at reducing cancer-related deaths in Nigeria with focus on prevention and early detection.

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LAPO Gives 3,211 Indegent Persons Free Medical Support

LAPO improved the health conditions of 3,221 vulnerable community members in Edo South Senatorial District, under its Community Health Outreach Programme, between April and October, 2016. The communities are Erua, Ugoneki, Utese and Iguye.

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