The Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN) Lagos State branch has donated medical items to in-patients of the Mental Health Ward of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja.
The President of the Association, Dr. Omowunmi Bakare said the gesture was to support LASUTH’s management in its care of patients and also appreciate the hospital for supporting the State branch of the MWAN over the years.
She expressed the hope that the gesture will further strengthen the relationship between LASUTH and MWAN for the benefit of women and children in Lagos State.
Bakare also used the occasion to solicit for more collaborations with LASUTH management, stressing that such harmonious relationship was needed in order to improve the health of women and children in Lagos State.
“We seek to collaborate with the management of LASUTH to provide breast and cervical cancer screening services for the female members of staff at a subsidized fee”, the President said.
The Chief Medical Director of LASUTH, represented by Dr. Victor Adekunle, Deputy Director, Clinical Services and Training, appreciated the MWAN team for the kind gesture and promised to improve on the relationship with the body.
Some of the items given to the patients include LG LED 32IN Television sets, bed sheets, pillowcases, clothes, baby bathing set, cleaning lotion and many others.
MWAN, a registered association of female medical doctors and dental surgeons, is dedicated to promoting the quality of health of the populace especially women, young girls and children, improving professional development, the personal well-being of members and increasing the influence of women in all aspects of the medical profession.
Similarly, the Ogunshola Family of TOS Funerals has also donated 18 Modern Emergency beds to LASUTH in memory of the late Abiodun Olalekan Ogunshola.
Mr. Olalekan Ogunshola, who passed on 15 years ago, started TOS Funerals as a Private Public Partnership program with the Lagos State Government in the year 2002.