Tag Archives: Lagos

House on Fire; Can You Help?

First Responders

A house was on fire, the fire service were alerted and were on their way to the emergency scene but a man in his vehicle for no justifiable reason blocked the way and hindered the fire service emergency responders from driving through. Eventually, the man obliged to give way for them to go through while […]

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 […]

Sterling Bank Plc Supports Emergency Care

Emergency Response

One of the state-owned emergency care services in Lagos state rescued a young man who was a victim of hit and run along Town Planning Way Ilupeju, Lagos. He was unconscious and unable to provide any information about himself. The emergency response services contacted HEI with request for funds for the medical treatment of the […]

Mask for All

Covid-19

Get yourself a mask. As confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to sporadically rise, international health associations recommends that everyone wears a mask when they go out in public. Experts say homemade face masks probably won’t protect you against COVID-19, but they can help prevent you from spreading the disease to others. They also recommend that […]

Quarantine Lessons: Preparation for Post Covid-19

quarantine lesson

Lockdown has been extended and the quarantine continues. What are your quarantine lessons? Worrying about the ongoing covid-19 crisis can do little or nothing to make the situation better however we can look forward to the post-covid-19 world. As we look forward to a covid-19 free world, it’s better to be adequately prepared for the […]

CPR, the Necessary Lifesaving Skill

CPR

Do you still undermine CPR, this post was written for you. Just recently, a Nigerian football league player in Nassarawa State slumped on the football pitch after he had collision with an opposing Katsina United player. The football star died despite several attempts made to revive him. However, the attempts made were not near to […]

HOW TO HELP A CHOKING PERSON

Tips to helping a choking person

Emergency  is not limited to road crash accidents, a situation where someone is choking is an emergency that might lead to needless loss of life if the victim does not get effective help. It was lunch time in the office, colleagues went to the cafeteria to eat. Suddenly, a colleague started to choke. Miss Elizabeth,  […]

LIFE HAPPENS: HEI Assists the Abandoned

HEI Assists Abandoned Stomach Cancer Patient

Life happens’ this has become a generic clause to describe unpleasant situations but the subject of this clause cannot really describe the situation with two words because the pain runs deeper than what can be summarised with just two words. Mr Rufus is a sad subject of ‘Life happens’, presently going through the excruciating pain […]

ENSURING SAFETY ON LAGOS ROADS

With the recent ban of tricycle (Keke) and motorcycle on Lagos main roads for the purpose of ensuring safety on Lagos roads, it is obvious that the Lagos State Government is keen on preventing needless deaths on the roads. Yet, are we certain that a good percentage of our roads will be safer or less […]

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR SCHOOLS

emergency preparedness

Happy New Year! Welcome to a new decade. It’s with so much joy that we begin another phase of fulfilling the HEI mission THAT NONE SHOULD DIE. Focused on the pursuit of preventing needless death, equipping thousands of people with the ability to doubly increase the chances of survival of emergency victims and primarily providing […]

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