LAPO Campaigns Against Lassa Fever In Edo

The Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO)has intensified lassa fever awareness campaign in vulnerable communities in Edo Central Senatorial District of the State towards forestalling outbreak of the disease.

The community intervention programmes was carried out in major markets and streets of Ekpoma, Uromi, Irrua and Ubiaja reaching over 8,100 people, with plans to extend the enlightenment rallies to Edo North Senatorial District of the state.

The community members were enlightened on the causes, signs, symptoms and prevention of Lassa fever which includes putting food away in rodent-proof containers and keeping the home clean to discourage rodents from entering.

The health awareness programme demonstrates the commitment of LAPO to the health and overall well-being of members of the public.