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Mrs. Ugwuanyi moves to improve healthcare for rural dwellers

By The Citizen
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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

next exercise.
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

the society.