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JUST IN: SA Health Inaugurates Imo Health Volunteers Group

The office of the Special Adviser to the Imo State Governor on Health, Dr. Lina Okereke in collaboration with the office of the Special Adviser on Sustainable Development Goals and Humanitarian Services, Hon Christina Ude, officially inuagurated a 27-man Committee, comprising a representative from each of the 27 Local Government Areas in the state.

In her keynote address, the special Adviser on Health Matters, Mrs Lina Okoreke thanked the Governor, His Excellency Senator Hope Uzodinma for finding her worthy to serve in his adminstration. She also reiterated her readiness to support his government to accualize his dreams of 3R which is Reconstruction, Recovery and Rehablitation through health sector.

Further more, she maintained that the purpose of the volunteer group is to
make sure that good health reaches the grass root.

Group photograph of the newly inaugurated Imo Health Volunteer Coordinators, SAs to the Governor, Dr Lina Okereke and Princess Christina Ude.

Saying that every co-ordinator is the ambasador in his or her Local Government, and charged them to select their ward co-ordinators more especially Health professionals.

Mrs Okereke also gave them some guidelines which will be guiding them while performing their duties in their various L.G.A’s and wards, charging them to always stand by to accompany the Special Adviser on awareness tours and free medicals.

Also speaking during the inauguration, the Special Adviser to the Imo State Governor on Sustainable Development Goals and Humanitarian Services, Hon Princess Christina Ude, gave the welcome address.

In her welcome address, Hon. Ude thanked the Imo Health Volunteers for joining forces with them in order to help bring healthcare awareness to the grass-root in the 27 LGAs of lmo State.

SA Health Inaugurates Imo Health Volunteers GroupIn addition, Princess Ude stressed that a healthy nation is a wealthy nation and that’s why we need to promote good health and well being in the entire state.

Reminding them that Sustainable Development Goal 3, which is the 3rd goal out of the 17 SDGs, seeks to contribute to sustainable development by achieving good health and well-being for all of the earth’s citizens.

Adding his voice, the special Adviser on Abateurs and oil Beaches, Hon Dr Charles Ejiogu commended the SA’s for their teamed efforts to give hope to the
hopeless.

He pointed out the importance of healthy living and advised people to
shun the habit of bad eating and ways of living which is the most essential
causes of cancer, diabetes and other related diseases in the society today.

He gave his assurance that through this group, many lives will be saved.

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