Mrs. Ugwuanyi moves to improve healthcare for rural dwellers
The wife of the Enugu State Governor, Mrs. Monica Ugwuanyi, says the
maintenance of the health of the rural dwellers in the areas of
cervical cancer hypertension, eye problems, type 2 diabetes, heart
failure are in the priority list of her pet health and empowerment
programme in the state.
Mrs. Ugwuanyi spoke at an event convened by her pet health project,
'Ugo touch of life foundation' involving free medical mission and
empowerment of rural women and youths which took place at Orba, Udenu
local government area, Enugu State.
During the event, Mrs. Ugwuanyi presented de-worming packs, drugs,
books, wash hand basins and stands to five primary schools which she
visited in the area, noting that, more schools would benefit in the
She urged the benefiting schools to use the items effectively by
imbibing the example of a woman in proverbs 31: 10 – 31 which said
obedience and diligence bring more blessing to humanity.
Mrs. Ugwuanyi expressed gratitude to all her collaborators
particularly the Masters Energy Ltd, Part 2 and the UNTH Volunteer
doctors, urging other philanthropists, NGOs in the state to join hands
to better the lot of the people of the state.
In a speech, the host and the wife of the caretaker committee
chairman, Udenu local government council, Barr Mrs. Ifeoma Ugwu,
appreciated the governor's wife for flagging off the project in her
local government council, stressing that the initiative was bound to
checkmate the spread of worms in school children and instill in them
life saving hand washing culture.
Also speaking, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Sam Ngwu,
commended Mrs. Ugwuanyi for her laudable projects initiated to better
the life of women and youths in the state.
Dr. Ngwu noted that the Ministry of Health would assist Ugo touch of
life foundation to achieve its laudable project towards saving the
lives of women/youths and as well as empower the less privileged in