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With your donations, DSEN Foundation has opened a health and skills center in a remote part of Nigeria. This two story DSEN Foundation building now houses Dr. Stella Enyi Nwokeji (DSEN) Foundation Health and Skills Center. The fourteen room space has clinics, elementary/primay school, a bank subsidiary and a skills acquistion center. DEN Foundation is taking health services to the remotest area of African.

In Nigeria, more than 70% of the population live in poverty and without adequate medical and mental health care. Many have died from treatable and preventive medical conditions such as asthma, waterborne disease, intestinal parasites, malaria, tetanus, diarrhea/dehydration, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, typhoid fever, anemia, malnutrition eye or skin/fungal infections and arthritis due to the overuse of the joints. Some indigent women die in childbirth. Many suffer and struggle from mental health. Attempted suicidal and suicidal rate is on the rise and more especially now with COOVID-19. 

 

DSEN Foundation target communities in dire need of medical care. Communities where is little or no access to medical and mental health services. Indigent men and women from and around the area where the clinic is located can now come in and receive medical and medical health care The DSEN Foundation Clinic provide patients with medications for their ailments. Pregnant women are provided with pre-natal and post-natal care through our partner clinics in the city.

 

The demand for health services is high and DSEN is opening up more clinics to accommodate the need and the influx of patients on a daily bases.

 

We are in need of medical equipment, medical supplies and medications to furnish more rooms for medical clinics. Financial, medical equipment, medications and shipping donations are appreciated. All donations are tax deductible.

Medical equipment needed are:-

Examination tables

Otoscopes

Standing exam light

Stethoscope

Privacy screen

Medication containers

Thermometers

Glucometers

Lancets and strips for glucometers

Portable oximeters

Portable BP machines (manual and wall)

Medical Supplies needs are:- 

Tongue depressors, Bandages, Gauze bandages, Wraps, Medical tape, Band-Aids, Paper exam gowns, Boxes of alcohol swabs, Boxes of disposal gloves of different sizes, Clorox wipes, Hand sanitizers, Hanging files and Folders.

Medications needed are:-

Multivitamins

Antibiotics

Creams (anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and anti-insecticide)

Anti-depressants

Diabetic medications

Anti-hypertensive medications

The medical and mental clinics are operated by a team of paid physicians, registered nurses and local counselors. DSEN Foundation coordinates medical services with these health workers through using technology. We coordinate medical and mental health care from the United States. DSEN Foundation Clinic is currently partnering with Med Hour With Dr. Stella. This is an interactive online platform dedicated to those living in Africa who do not have readily available access to medical and mental health experts to ask questions regarding any medical concerns they may have. Med Hour With Dr. Stella is at https://www.instagram.com/medhourstella/?hl=en  

 

DSEN Foundation Clinic is proud to be working with United States mental health providers (Psychiatrists, Phycologists and therapists) in the United States who are working via telehealth to provide mental care in the clinic. Pre COVID-19 and during COVID-19 periods are leaving people experiencing stress and difficulty coping with the stress. These are causing a variety of negative effects such as Anxiety, Depression, alcohol abuse and medical problems. DSEN Clinic offers mental health care as well as coping strategies to deal with the daily stressors of life. 

In the DSEN Foundation clinic, four rooms in the building are dedicated to elementary/primary education. DSEN Foundation offers scholarships to indigent children to stay in school. The scholarships help these children who parents cannot afford to pay for their education, the opportunity to be in school instead of hawking food in the street or staying home. Financial donations are needed for the scholarships. You can adopt a child's education and when you sponsor a child or education, they will receive an education they will otherwise not receive in their lifetime pulling them into a perpetual or vicious cycle of poverty. Your sponsorship will provide uniforms, books, supplies, breakfast and lunch and regular medical care.

DSEN Foundation Skills Center embarks on economic empowerment by providing skills acquisition. Through the skills center, both male and females are learning skills such as tailoring and hair dressing. These economic endeavors allow the participants to acquire skills to improve their lives, ensure their own food security and promote self-reliance. DSEN Foundation is helping indigent communities help themselves!

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