Tag Archives: Support

Temitope was treated without paying any hospital bill…

I just could not contain my joy when HEI came to my rescue and saved me from despair. As a poor woman of 40, battling with both financial and health issues, I work into the wee hours to earn a meagre that is barely sufficient to cater for my needs and those of my kids. […]

HEI & Stakeholders meet in Lagos, #ThatNoneShouldDie!

There is no better way to describe the loss of one of us, than a loss to all of us! In October 2015, a garland group of volunteers came together to say an emphatic NO to avoidable loss of lives due to late medical intervention as a result of financial incapacity, in all nooks and crannies of […]

Road and it’s stories

#LagosRoad Thousands of people use the road every day; some convey themselves to there destination in a four (4) wheeled vehicle, tricycle, motorcycle and on foot. As wonderful as it is every means of transportation has it safety measure that is to be followed but yet records still show that the highest number of death […]

NHIS debacle: How citizens are condemned to death in Nigerian hospitals

FOUR-YEAR-OLD, Sophia (not real name) had been complaining of cold for about two days but her father gave her Paracetamol tablets expecting the fever to subside. When her condition grew worse,  he took her to the hospital and she was admitted to the pediatric unit of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, (LUTH). After diagnosis,  he […]

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 […]

Charity Work

Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), a leading professional services firm in Nigeria has supported five charity organisations with N5 million to provide succour to indigent and vulnerable people in the society. Charity organisations that benefited include: Health Emergency Initiative (HEI), Optimal Children’s Home Orphanage, Destiny Trust Children’s Foundation, Down Syndrome Foundation of Nigeria and Cerebral Palsy Centre. […]