In Partnership with POWER Foundation: Community Health Empowerment – Celebrating World Malaria Day and Immunization Week

In collaboration with the Silver Lining for the Needy Initiative (SLNI), the POWER Foundation recently conducted an impactful event to mark World Malaria Day and Immunization Week. Designed for 50 participants, the initiative focused on raising awareness and encouraging professional healthcare-seeking behaviors, aiming to empower the community to prioritize their health.

Educational Insights
Dr. Nonso from Sancta Maria Hospital led informative health education sessions, covering crucial topics such as:

  • Malaria Prevention Strategies
  • Importance of Immunization

These sessions provided attendees with valuable knowledge on how to protect themselves and their families.

Health Services
Participants received complimentary malaria testing, administered by trained healthcare professionals. Those who tested positive were promptly given anti-malarial drugs, ensuring immediate care and treatment.

Advocacy and Outreach
The program extended its impact through immunization advocacy on social media, emphasizing the importance of vaccination and encouraging broader community engagement.

Community Impact
The collaboration between SLNI and POWER Foundation successfully heightened awareness about malaria prevention and the benefits of immunization. Attendees left empowered with new knowledge, access to healthcare services, and resources that contribute to improved health outcomes and overall well-being.

This initiative highlights the power of community engagement in fostering healthier lifestyles and enhancing public health awareness.

Empowering Maternal and Child Healthcare in Jigawa State
Kangaroo Mother Care (Skin-to-Skin Contact)

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Silver Lining For the Needy Initiative (SLNI) is an NGO in special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

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