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The Budding Health Threat in Nigeria

Cardiac arrest in Nigeria

Have you heard of the budding health threat in Nigeria apart from Covid-19? In recent times, there have been increased frequency of deaths  attributable to cardiac arrests. Cardiologists have expressed concerns that cardiac arrest –related deaths among Nigerians may be more common than previous thoughts. In recent times, particularly since the outbreak of the Covid-19 […]

Timeless Impact Report

Impact

Oh, the joy of fulfillment of timeless impact!!! At HEI , we are excited to take lifesaving leaps and bounds in this new month as we work to save more lives, prevent needless deaths and ultimately enhance people’s chances of living to fulfil their beautiful dreams. Last month, July 2020 was a great month for […]

Air Liquide Nig Plc Partners with HEI

Partners with HEI

HEI’s recognition that every life is precious and strides to renewing people’s hope of living has enhanced further partnership with corporate organisations and this time, we are delighted to announce that a company, Air Liquide Nigeria Plc, partnered with Health Emergency Initiative (HEI) for the provision of oxygen in isolation centres and hospitals to ensure […]

Anaemic Patient Receives Medical Intervention

HEI Provides timely medical intervention

HEI provides timely medical intervention to an anaemic patient. An 18-year-old lady, Seun (not real name) was seriously ill and rushed to a public hospital in Lagos state but due to lack of funds for her treatment, she languished in pain. One of the social workers at the hospital called for HEI’s medical intervention to […]

Social Media for Impacts in Healthcare

Social media in healthcare

“The power of social media for spreading information and creating a community is undeniable and it has proven to be a valuable tool in the healthcare system”  Using internetlivestats, we can deduce that number of active internet users is on the daily on the rise. There is an indication that the growth of the internet […]

Heroes In Emergency

Heroes in Emergency

We all can be heroes without any need for superhuman qualities. Being human is already an extraordinary gift to mankind and when harness properly we all can help save the world in our sphere. Often times seemingly normal/ regular days become chaotic within a blink of an eye and bang! there is an emergency. In […]

GLOBAL EMERGENCY: CORONA VIRUS

Global Emergency: Corona Virus

  It is no longer news that there is an ongoing global emergency situation around the world most especially in China, US and its surroundings, which is the pandemic Corona Virus. According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Corona viruses are a large family of viruses that can cause respiratory illnesses such […]

PRIMARY HEALTHCARE IN EMERGENCY RESPONSE

HEI,primary healthcare in emergency response

    A primary health care approach is an essential foundation for health emergency and risk management in building resilient health system in a community. Emergency unfolds in diverse ways and one of the many ways the average Nigerian experiences  emergency situation is when the basic needs of life becomes scarce or unavailable at the […]

ENHANCING EFFECTIVE POST-CRASH CARE

post crash care

Death itself is a painful phenomenon but it is more painful to realise that these deaths could have been prevented, hence the need to enhancing effective post-crash care. As much as no one wills or hopes to be victim of accidents, yet there are victims of different accidents and road traffic accidents daily.Traffic crashes are […]

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY; SUICIDE PREVENTION

Happy World Mental Health Day! 2019’s theme of World Mental Health Day is “Suicide Prevention”. Research reveals that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and depression are highly prevalent among survivors of road traffic accidents’ victims. A practical instance is one of Health Emergency Initiative’s beneficiaries who is currently a female patient at LASUTH. She was involved […]

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