Welcome to Preventive Healthcare Initiative.
Every year, almost 300,000 mothers and 6.6 million children die from preventable causes.
Preventive Healthcare Initiative’s vision is an equitable world where the right to good health for a woman, child or youth is actualised and preventable death is eliminated.
We are committed towards providing a sustainable approach to preventive healthcare for women by improving maternal health and reducing maternal mortality through health education and resource appropriate interventions..
To encourage women and youths to be proactive about their own health by empowering them with life –saving health information and practical skills on wellness strategies.
SAFE MOTHERHOOD AND CHILD HEALTH
The maternal mortality ratio in Nigeria is among the highest in the world. However, ‘most of these deaths could be prevented with attainable...
SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAM
Worm infestation is endemic in our environment with about 80-85% of Nigerian school children infected (WHO). It is characterized by malnutrition...
BREAST & CERVICAL CANCER AWARENESS
Breast and cervical cancers are the two major causes of cancer- related deaths amongst women in Nigeria. More than 80% of ...
YOUTH AGAINST CANCER (YAC)
This project is aimed at raising awareness on preventive measures against cancer for the youths using the healthy lifestyle option.
- To increase public awareness of breast cancer especially among 40 % women within the risk age in Port Harcourt local government in six months
- To educate 30 % of the women basic facts about breast cancer, importance screening, and early detection of breast cancer in 6 months.
- To Train 50% of community health care providers on breast health awareness and relevant skills for early detection of breast cancer in 6 months
- To institute an effective referral system for identified cases further investigations and appropriate treatment where necessary.
ACTIVITIES IN NUMBERS
- SBE Training 5000
- Cervical cancer screening 800
- Child De-worming 2500
- Vitamin A Supplementation 3654
- Insecticide Treated mosquito net 6250