The Nigeria-based non-profit organization, Aidez Small project International (ASPI) and the US-based Project C.U.R.E has announced the beginning of an initial 3-year, wide-ranging collaboration, bringing together the collective expertise of both organization in serving millions of people in Nigerians with high-quality, affordable health services that improve health outcomes and the patient experience.
The founder of ASPi, Moses Owharo, made this known at a MOU signing ceremony with Project C.U.R.E on Thursday at the United States capital, Washington DC, added that the commitment by both partners is to deliver an integrated approach which medical equipment and primary health education reaches the rural in Africa.
Owharo explained that the project among others will support in-service training and supportive supervision for health care providers in malaria, HIV/AIDS. TB and FP/RH, refurbishment of primary health facilities and infrastructure, provision of medical equipment and supplies, pre-service training for midwives, community health nurses and campaigns to support universal coverage of families with long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) in all beneficiary communities.
While stressing that infrastructure development is key in developing an economy and a necessity for Africa development, he disclosed that the Africa Business Ventures and Investment Group is launching the first “Africa Infrastructure Climate Change and Investment Summit (AICIS)” in the United States, to deeply re-evaluation and proffers a lasting solution for Africa infrastructure development and economic growth.
Meanwhile, Owharo while thanking the leadership of Project C.U.R.E, led by Mr. Douglas as its President and Mrs. Melisa Esposti, the director of government and NGO relations in Washington DC for her passion and good work around the world and Africa in particular, appealed to the diplomatic community their embassies, local and international stakeholders to join hand to ensure the project mobilized the needed rescues and capacity to fully execute the project.