NGO Launches Medical Outreach for IDPs, Others in Abuja

by ThisDay

A faith-based non-governmental organisation (NGO), Arise Women, has launched its medical outreach in Abuja to take care of the health needs of women, children and other less privileged people in the Federal Capital Territory.

Arise Women, was formed seven years ago in Lagos and is the brainchild of Mrs. Siju Iluyomade. It has as part of its aims and objectives, attending to the physical health of women and children through the provision of free medical screening and services in specialised areas such as diabetes and cancer.

Speaking at a dinner in Abuja weekend heralding the formal launch, Iluyomade said Arise was committed to the building of ‘our great nation’ through its women by spiritually equipping and encouraging them.

According to her, the NGO was touched by the plight of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Abuja and elsewhere and was poised to intervene with a view to alleviating their sufferings.

The Arise Women Convener, who appealed for support to the NGO from privileged women and other well-meaning Nigerians to put smiles of the IDPS, said every.

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