Month: February 2020

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Precious Gems Pearl Project.
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Precious Gems Pearl Project.

Precious Gems has launched her Pearl project campaign, this campaign at reaching out and supporting women who are in prisons. It is true that these women are paying the price for their action, but we believe they have fundamental rights to health and wellbeing. Through the Pearl campaign, we are providing sanitary materials to the...

February 28, 2020February 28, 2020by
Precious Gems Lassa Fever awareness campaign in Edo State Nigeria
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Precious Gems Lassa Fever awareness campaign in Edo State Nigeria

Precious Gems has embarked on a massive campaign in Edo state Nigeria, to raise the awareness of Lassa Fever and its prevention. We are passionate about prevention of Lassa fever because of its high mortality rate especially pregnant women and their unborn babies. Our team is working with other health partners to construct and distribute...

February 26, 2020February 28, 2020by
Lassa Fever prevention Awareness campaing
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Lassa Fever prevention Awareness campaing

Lassa fever is an animal-borne, or zoonotic, acute viral illness. It is endemic in parts of West Africa including Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria. Neighboring countries are also at risk, as the animal vector for Lassa virus, the “multimammate rat” (Mastomys natalensis) is distributed throughout the region. The illness was discovered in 1969 and...