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Shell implements N1bn Oloibiri health project

The project, phased over three years, aimed to provide affordable and quality healthcare delivery through a population-wide approach in Ogbia Local Government Area.Using a Health…

The project, phased over three years, aimed to provide affordable and quality healthcare delivery through a population-wide approach in Ogbia Local Government Area.
Using a Health System Strengthening model, the project will involve the delivery of care through a network of four primary health centres and one general hospital.
It will also involve the establishment of a health research centre at Oloibiri to disseminate best practice for replication.
A project steering committee has been set up comprising representatives of the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC), General Electric, Bayelsa State Government, Federal University, Otuoke and Ogbia Local Government Council.
“The Oloibiri project is one of the single biggest social investment initiatives we have undertaken in the Niger Delta and underlines our commitment to a better future for the people there.” said SPDC Managing Director and Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria, Mr. Mutiu Sunmonu, at the signing ceremony in Lagos on February 11.
Lazarus Angbazo President and CEO General Electric, Nigeria, said: “We’re pleased to act as implementing partner on a project that will significantly touch lives and improve the lot of community people.”
The Bayelsa State Commissioner of Health Dr. Ayibatonye Owei and the Vice-Chancellor of Federal University, Otuoke, Prof. Mobolaji Aluko, pledged their support for the project.
Shell’s Regional Health Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa, Dr. Femi Oduneye said: “The envisaged model will focus on health and not just illness and focus at the grassroots to reduce inequalities and ultimately increase life expectancy and quality of life.

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