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PAGE CONTENT:1.OPERATIONALHEADQUARTERS 2.PROJECTS/PROBLEMS/NEEDS 3.ACTIVITIES/ACHIEVEMENTS 4.FINANCE (Source of Fund) 5.INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL AFFILIATIONS6.ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF: (Headquarters) 7. STRATEGIES, 8. Account Auditors, 9.LEGAL ADVISERS

 

OPERATIONALHEADQUARTERS

 295, IKORODU ROAD, IDIROKO BUS STOP, MARYLAND, IKEJA, LAGOS. NIGERIA

TEL:234-1-8128649,234-803-579-6839,234-802-308-5408,FAX:234-1-4937279,234-1-4971336. www.nursesacrosstheborders.4t.comnursesacrosstheborders1@fastermail.com,

nursesacrosstheborders@yahoo.com,  nursesacrosstheborders@hotmail.com.

 

 

PROJECTS/PROBLEMS/NEEDS

To have functional structures throughout the Federation, and different parts of the world, for the effective pursuit of our aims and objectives. e.g. Offices, medical/nursing emergency kits, funds to meet the needs of the Organization, train members in crisis and emergency management and control.


Parentless Kenyan Children

 

ACTIVITIES/ACHIEVEMENTS

NURSES ACROSS THE BORDERS since inception began a silent membership drive across the Federation and reaching out to like minds outside Nigeria. Today can boast of representatives across the borders. It is to the credit of members reorientation and refocusing to the ideals of NAB that a silent revolution in attitudes and passion for humanity has begun in most of our health institutions

  • Public seminar on Terrorism and Social Change, 24th October 2001 in collaboration with the National Conscience Party (aftermath of the WTC Terrorist Bombing).

  • Support service and provision of relief materials to the victims of IKEJA BOMB BLASTS in Nigeria February 9 and 12 2002.

  • Organized a public interactive seminar on: Re-awakening the Spirituality of the Nursing Profession in collaboration with Centre For The Right To Health-CRH May 21 2002.

  • Accredited Delegates/Participants to the UNITED NATIONS WORLD SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT-JOBURG 2002- August 26 to September 4 2002. NAB Executive Director-Pastor Peters Omoragbon was appointed COORDINATOR of the Health And Environment Caucus of the Major Groups at the Summit. (http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/mgroups/mgparticipation.htm)

  • Organized a Training workshop for PASTOR'S WIVES FORUM on: Population, Sexual and Reproductive Health  & Rights- September 26th 2002.

  • Donated a box of books, CDs, DVDs, Journals to Development Alternative Resources Centre DARC, 7, Isaac John Street, GRA, Ikeja. Lagos. -October 8th 2002.

  • Organized a one-day seminar: The Youths and the HIV/AIDS Scourge For Christian youths, on HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaign. November 26 2002.

  • A special church service was held to mark the World HIV/AIDS DAY at Agape Generation International Church, 15, Ugbeje Aki Street on the Theme: LIVE AND LET LIVE" December 1st 2002.

  • Accredited to the World Forestry Congress, Quebec Canada. September 21-27 2003. www.cfm2003.org

  • Organized the 1st Annual Lecture for LATE SENIOR NURSING SISTER RACHEAL AKINPETIDE ON: OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS: THE CHALLENGES TO HEALTH WORKERS (In collaboration with Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH and Centre for Labour Studies)-November 19th 2003.

  • Marked the World AIDS DAY with Prayers offered for victims of the disease at Agape Generation International Church. December 1 2003.

  • PARTICIPANTS/DELEGATES to the First NATIONAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SUMMIT Theme: Strengthening Reproductive Health in the Context of Sustainable Development, February 16-19 2004.

 

 

NEW/ON- GOING PROJECTS.

National Training Workshop on: ENHANCING THE CAPACITY OF NURSES/MIDWIVES IN THE CARE OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS (Collaboration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria). Project to run for 18 months starting from the 3rd Quarter of 2004.

 

Capacity Building For Nurses and Midwives on: VOLUNTARY COUNSELING AND TESTING TECHNIQUE AS AN ENTRY POINT FOR HIV/AIDS PREVENTION AND CARE (Collaboration with Federation of Female Nurses/midwives (FENAM). Ongoing. Sponsorship sought.

 

Coalition of Nigerian NGOs on New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD). NAB is the Secretariat for the Coalition. Other NGOs includes: Project for Community Development, (PCD) Centre for The Right to Health (CRH), Centre for Civic Education and Community Development (CECODEC).

 

Collaboration with the KUDIRAT INITIATIVE FOR DEMOCRACY (KIND), for Women Empowerment, Theme: THE ROLE OF WOMEN ON STRUGGLE AND DEMOCRACY ongoing, next program comes up 4th June 2004.

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FINANCE (Source of Funding)

 

Board responsibility  by means of donation from trustees, directors (leading by example)

 

Personal contribution by face-to-face solicitation from patrons, matrons and other well-meaning individuals.

 

Membership dues and levies.

 

Earned income as in special events, cause related marketing by collaborating with other NGOs, joint ventures, fees for service, publications etc.

 

Grants, donations, from Foundations, Corporate Sponsorship.Endowments/Trust Funds/Investments.

 

 

INTERNATIONAL AND NATIOANL AFFILIATIONS.

 

1.      United Nations World Summit for Sustainable Development, Major    Groups (UNWSSD).http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/mgroups/mgparticipation.htm

           

2.         United Nations Volunteers Organizations (UNDP-formerly NETAID)

 

3.         The Collaboration on Health & Environment. (www.cheforhealth.org)

           

4.         Lagos State HIV/AIDS Control Agency (LSACA).

           

5.         Civil Society Forum.

           

6.         Nigerian NGOs Coalition on NEPAD.

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF: (Headquarters).

 

1.             Pastor Peters O. OMORAGBON Executive Director/CEO

 

2.             Mrs. Oby OKWESILIEZE Program Officer.

 

3.             Mrs. Helen A. PETERS- Dep. Executive Director/Prog. Officer-Disasters

 

4.             Mr. Henry EGBUMS- Program Officer Youth Development.

 

5.             Mrs. Abiodun ADEBAYO-Computer Operator/Confidential Secretary.

 

6.             Mrs. Rose SOJA- Receptionist

 

7.             Mr. Segun OBASA- Office Assistant/Despatch

 

8.             Mr. Kelvin OGBOYE- Driver.

 

9.             Ms. Margaret IZOGIE- Cleaner.

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STRATEGIES (These include BUT not limited to):

 

A.    PREVENTIVE SERVICES

Information, Education and Communication (IEC) approaches

Community mobilisation

Intensification of the use of mass media in information dissemination.

 

B   CURATIVE SERVICES

Compliment the efforts of government(s) and agencies in the maintenance and provision of health care infrastructure. Through fund raising activities.

Establishing standards of care

Ensuring prompt and adequate distribution of drugs, equipment, materials and staff appropriate and relevant to each level of service.

Provision and maintenance of community based clinics as support based care for everyone in need.

 

C.   REHABILITATION SERVICES

Charitable provision and distribution of relief materials to people in need during drought, famine, wars, crises, communal conflicts, disasters, etc. irrespective of tribe, nationality, sex, religion and belief(s).

Provision of training facility (for occupational therapy) to the disadvantaged within any given community as part of our community services.

Social therapy by engaging/re-engaging the unwell to gainful employment or adequate compensation due to loss of gainful employment.

Ensuring designs of health facilities that improve access to services by those with disabilities.

 

D.   CAPACITY BUILDING/DEVELOPMENT

(i)   Human

Organise activities to ensure that up to date knowledge and skills regarding health care delivery are available and accessible to the community.

Collaborate with both government and non-governmental agencies in the promotion of optimum health through training and retraining of health care providers.

Become sources of health information.

Training of volunteers to acquire skills to respond to various health emergencies.

Promotion of adequate awareness of current medical research, technological advances and practices, and their ethical implications in retain to human values.

(ii)  Institutional

Ensure that ALL health care outlets in every area of our operation are evenly distributed funded and well equipped to meet the health news of the community.

Ensure community participation and involvement in the funding and management of these outlets.

Provision of voluntary counselling outlets for ALL health matters for the promotion and maintenance of positive healthy living and life styles.

Organise fund raising activities for identified need any health facility within a given community.

 

E.   RESEARCH, MONITORING AND EVALUATION

In-built monitoring and evaluation components to all services rendered by NAB.

Support and implementation of research to inform and improve the quality of planning and provision of health services.

Initiating and supporting research in the areas of new treatments and medical procedures guided by WHO standard.

Collaboration with both government and non-government agencies in acceptable research towards improvement of quality health care delivery services.

 

F.   NETWORKING AND COLLABORATION

Collaboration with national, state, local government and international bodies and other relevant agencies working in health related areas for the provision of health services.

Establishment of an International Liaison Committee to liaise with relevant bodies to facilitate accreditation of NAB as appropriate.

Initiate / participate in programmes that will enhance services delivery for health maintenance.

 

ACCOUNTANTS/AUDITORS.

O.P.UWAGBAI Esq. (ACA, ACIT, ANIM, LLB)

27, Atiba Osborne Street, Mende, Maryland,

Ikeja, Lagos.

Tel: +234-803-4022615.

 

LEGAL ADVISERS:

Dr. OSAGIE OBAYUWANA (UNITY) CHAMBERS,

140, New Lagos Road,

Benin City, Edo State.

Tel: +234-52-602934, +234-802-3412349.

 

FEMI FALANA CHAMBERS

25, Adekunle Fajuyi Street,

G.R.A. Ikeja, Lagos.

Tel: +234-1-7752202, +234-803-3004903.

 

YUSUF &VINCENT CHAMBERS.

28, Pelewura Crescent, Apapa.

Lagos. Tel: +234-1-5457144, +234-803-3125412.