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Emzor Wellness Club

Emzor wellness club is a platform established in schools to reach out and interact with our future leaders in fulfillment of our promise to deliver unlimited wellness and give the children an enhanced educational experience.

OBJECTIVE FOR SETTING UP THE EMZOR WELLNESS CLUB:

This club started 28th November, 2008, with an objective of creating an interface for the company to positively impact on the lives of children, the future leaders .This structure was established in schools to;

* Encourage mass de-worming in schools as a means of improving intellectual capability and wellness in children.
* Create a platform to introduce the children to the Emzor brand at an early age and make ambassadors of Emzor out of them.
* Encourage social activities as part of wellness

The club is positioned as a:

* Wellness/Health club (Enlighten and encourage the concept of total wellness from the cradle)
* An educative Club(Improve intellectual ability)
* Social club(Encourage social activities as an element of total health and wellness)

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS:

* De-Worming Exercise in 25 schools (1600 pupils) in Lagos state
* Children’s Day celebrations in collaboration with Little Saint Orphanage in 2009
* Excursion to Emzor facilities.
* Independence Day celebration in 2009
* Donation of first boxes and display boards to Schools.
* Donation of Drugs to Schools and writing materials like exercise books, pens, colouring sets.
* Emzor Wellness Club word Challenge in Schools.
* Donation of magic boards to 25 schools.
* Donation of mini computers to Emzor wellness club members.
* Donation of desk computers to schools.
* Donation of bicyles to winner of the Grand Finale Quiz competition.Donation of Dictionaries to members of the club.
* Donation of Printers and Scanners to schools.
* Donation of School bags to all members of the club.

The plan for Q1 has been executed; a quiz competition was organized in schools. The objective for organizing this competition is to test intellect and develop a reading culture in them.

Series of competitions were held in zones. Winners from these zones represented their areas at the final. The grand finale of the 2010 quiz competition was held at St. Monica Nursery and Primary School on the 16thof March, 2010 at Ire-Akari estate, Isolo.

Winner of the first quiz competition organized by Emzor Wellness Club was First foundation Schools, Ago, Lagos, Kuyoro Memorial Schools, Ijesha was the First runner School and Comrade Nursery and Primary School, Oke -Afa came third.

“Nigeria: Text messages bolster world’s largest distribution of mosquito nets”

Children in Nigeria’s Kano state receive insecticide-treated bed nets at the launch of a recent malaria prevention campaign. RapidSMS text messaging is supporting the distribution of the nets, which are essential to preventing malaria.

By Geoffrey Njoku and Paula Fedeski – UNICEF. World Malaria Day, 25 April, focused this year on the challenge of achieving universal coverage with essential malaria-control interventions. Here is a story of progress and challenges in one malaria-endemic country, Nigeria.

As communities across the globe commemorate World Malaria Day, UNICEF Nigeria and its partners are bringing a tech-savvy twist to their work in preventing this deadly disease.

This year, Rapid Short Message Service (SMS) text messages across Nigeria are helping to track the distribution of some 63 million mosquito nets – the largest campaign of its kind to date. Read more

Breast and Cervical Cancer screening in Abuja

From April 22nd to the 24th, Stand up to Cancer Naija will be holding a cancer screening event in Abuja.

Stand Up To Cancer Naija a non- profit organization based in Nigeria is conducting a Mass Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening in Abuja. Time is 9:30am to 5pm everyday, at Limi Hospital Behind ICPC/NDIC Central Area Abuja,Nigeria.

This exercise is tagged “Mass Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening”. The cost for the screening is N2,000(two thousand naira) for each woman.

Cancer is one of the most significant killer diseases around the world although in fact, it’s more accurate to say it’s a collection of about 100 similar diseases. Cancer can be cured, but the cure rate depends on which variety the person has, how soon it was diagnosed, and how healthy the person’s body is. Throughout this non-profit organization, we’ll be discussing the most common or best-known forms of cancer, examining their possible causes, risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options. Specifically, each article will address these factors. We invite everyone to join this community to share your connection to cancer. One in two men and one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, but if we stand together to create efficient progress in cancer research, those statistics can change – From Stand up to cancer Naija.

Emzor Facebook Fans Win Prizes in Emzor weekly contests

Mr. Onyeka Onyeibhor, Deputy Managing Director, Emzor Pharmaceuticals and Ms. Lola Otisi, Head of Marketing with Emzor Facebook Contest Winners earlier this week

Emzor Pharmaceuticals for the past three weeks has been running weekly contests on a host of health related issues on its Facebook Page. The Nigerian healthcare firm uses the contests as a means of interacting with consumers and raising awareness on health issues.

The first week’s contest kicked off with a focus on medical myths and truths. Emzor’s Fans interacted extensively, contributing a total of over 100 entries. The winning entry for the kick off week was Ayodeji Agun.

Emzor will be hosting a succession of Facebook contests on its Fan page and will be willing to answer Fans’ questions, provide medical advice and interact with them on a wide range of health issues.

Visit Emzor on Facebook here: facebook.com/emzornigeria