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HEI depression reduces

It is no gainsaying that health is wealth. Health goes beyond fitness of the body. It is the complete state of the body, mind and every other human component. However, everyday life challenges can make you lose the wholeness of your health even without realizing it. The good news is that you have been equipped […]


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 […]



Health Emergency Initiative (HEI) since its inception has been fully committed to providing succor to indigent patients by saving their lives and their beautiful dreams. One of the beneficiaries of HEI’s success story is Mr Gbagi Omotayo, a 55 years old man who was diagnosed with femoral fracture at Alimosho General Hospital, Igando. He had been […]


  Malnutrition accounts for 54 percent of child mortality worldwide, while Nigeria has the second highest burden of stunted children in the world, with a national prevalence rate of 32 percent of children under five years of age. An estimated 2 million children in Nigeria suffer from severe acute malnutrition (SAM), but only two out […]


Mr Jide and his family travelled for his sister’s wedding at Ijebu Ode, on their way back to Lagos when they got to Abeokuta, they had an accident. Mr Jide being a Lagosian knows Lagos’ 112 and 767 emergency helplines but didn’t have a clue of any emergency helplines outside Lagos nor the first aid […]

Save a Life

Dear all, I am part of Health Emergency Initiative ( HEI ) committed to providing support and assistance to indigent patients in the public health institution. Please see hereunder an overview of its activities in recent years: Some of the challenges of health care in developing countries especially Nigeria are inequalities in health distribution, poorly […]

NGO to Empower 1,000 Youth Leaders, Teenagers to Curb Drug Abuse

An NGO, the Health Emergency Initiative (HEI), says it will empower more than 1,000 youth leaders and teenagers in a bid to curb drug abuse among them. Mr Paschal Achunine, the Executive Director of the initiative told newsmen on Wednesday in Lagos that the empowerment was part of efforts to discourage drug abuse particularly among […]

Empowering Youth Leaders to Curb Substance Abuse in Nigeria

Empowering Youth Leaders to Curb Substance Abuse in Nigeria seeks to address issues of substance abuse by empowering youth leaders. The recent investigative report released by the BBC confirmed what we at HEI already knew, that the drug abuse by youths in Nigeria is widespread and even on the rise. There are different kinds of […]

Dialogue for Promoting an all- Inclusive Nigeria

Health Emergency Initiative participated in a dialogue for promoting an all-inclusive Nigeria. During the dialogue, a major correction has was been put to the public that ‘persons with disabilities’ shouldn’t be addressed as ‘physical challenged persons’ because they have abilities of great innovations and have a lot to offer.   A member of the United Nations  […]