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Healing Stripes Hospital Wins “Outstanding CSR Health Project of the Year”.

Dr. Ezinne Onyemere & the award plaque.
With worsening living standard in Nigeria, especially in the rural dwellings, the need for quality healthcare cannot be overemphasized, hence the Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of David (RCCG COD) established Healing Stripes Hospital (HSH), as part of its Christian Social Reform, the very first faith-based Cancer Screening Centre in Nigeria.

The hospital which started as an Out-patient Clinic in 2010 by offering primary and community healthcare outreaches, had the determination to ensure that quality health care is accessibly affordable and reliable and in 2012, ‘Makoko Care Clinic’ was birthed to offer free out-patient clinics to the Makoko community every quarter.

Other communities that have benefited from the medical outreaches done by the hospital are Ilaje, Oshodi, Bar Beach, Oniru New Market and Mayegun community located in Lekki. 

The Healing Stripes Cancer Screening & Diagnostics Centre have had over 101, 837 people screened, with 9,505 dialysis sessions have completed at subsidized rate with a good number done for free.

According to Dr. Ezinne Onyemere, the Doctor in-Charge, “Healing Stripes Hospital (HSH) is the Christian Social Responsibility (CSR) project of the Redeemed Christiand Church of God, RCCG and a partner of His Love Foundation, a charity arm of the Church, which been supporting healthcare delivery in the country and from inception, offering quality health care through diagnostics, laboratory, pharmaceutical, dialysis and ambulance services.

Dr. Ezinne further mentioned that HSH has completed successfully, 9 kidney transplants in partnership with medical institutions abroad and in June 2019, for providing extensive health care services, the hospital was awarded with the most “OUSTANDING CSR HEALTH PROJECT of the YEAR” by the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award 2019 for giving free dialysis to the less privileged.

“The Dialysis Support Scheme is the reason why we won the award. It shows that whatever you put your mind to do can be achieved  regardless of the circumstance. Health care system is really a complex system and it is something you can do if you are determined,” excited Ezinne said.

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