Two million women, families targeted, as Access Bank's W Initiative 2019 takes off

By Editor on 18/10/2019

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 323


The W Initiative, a flagship women empowerment programme from Access Bank Plc, has announced plans for its 2019 W Health Month aimed at improving community awareness on health issues that affect women and their families by bridging knowledge gap, providing access to health checks and encouraging healthy lifestyle habits. 

Slated to run all through the month of October, the W Health Month will focus on key areas such as infertility, endometriosis, vesicovaginal fistula (VVF), cancer, maternal and neo-natal mortality. 

Speaking on the campaign, Ayona Trimnell, the Coordinator ‘W’ initiative, Access Bank Plc, said: “Globally, the month of October is dedicated to raising awareness for Breast Cancer, a major health issue affecting mainly women.

“However, as an Institution with focus on women, we are expanding the scope to shine the spotlight on 5 salient health issues affecting women and their families. The 2017 African Research and Population Centers, estimated 40,000 maternal deaths in Nigeria, making the country the second largest contributor to maternal mortality worldwide.

“There is need for us to change the story one woman at a time and we at Access Bank have been moving the needle in our own way through our flagship product, the Maternal Health Service Support (MHSS). 

Image may contain: 4 people, people smiling, people standing

Njideka Esomeju, Regional Sales Director, Lagos 1, Access bank Plc; Aituaje Iruobe (aka Waje ) Music Artist; Ayona Trimnell, Coordinator,  ‘W’ Initiative, Access Bank Plc; and Ada Udechukwu, Head, Women Banking, Access Bank plc at a meet-and-greet event to launch the Women's Health Month this October 2019 in Lagos recently

 

“Activities planned during the period include free health screening, health talk by specialists, fitness classes, fund raising to support these causes etc. The Health Month will wrap up with an advocacy walk tagged ‘Walk for Women’s Health’ on Saturday 26 October 2019.”  

Established in 2014, the W Initiative is home to everything Access Bank has to offer women. This includes both financial and lifestyle needs. Under the Initiative, participating women and their families have access to a wide range of privileges including access to credit facilities to meet business and healthcare needs, the ‘W’ community which provides insights on family matters, health, career, lifestyle and finance. This is in addition to special offerings for the home such as discounts and freebies on health, beauty and fitness. 

Health screenings will hold every Tuesday at October designed partner locations across the country.

 

 

Source Whirlwindnews.com

Posted on October, 18 2019

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
The Gambia where sex beasts are buying African...

Buhari: Cambridge denies offering Hausa in 1961, says...

'Sane' Oliseh vs 'Insane' Nigerians...Witches and Wizard

2015: Afenifere endorses President Jonathan

Dadu: An Abuja community far from civilisation

Good night, Onowu Igririgiogu: You came and conquered...

To hate Ibori and love Ribadu is hypocrisy...

Pedro: Why the Barca man should be a...

As Nigerians in South Africa re-brand through cultural...
Latest Features The Gambia where sex beasts are buying African children and toddlers to rape No wise country will ignore a major fire incident in a school – Obi Rain Oil Tennis Tournament: Discovering Nigeria’s Acres of Diamonds As Nigerians in South Africa re-brand through cultural heritage We’re all about you, Access Bank, tells customers, unveils bumper yuletide packages As TREM’s action-packed mega 2019 conference ends in style Dozie Nwankwo: A basket of promises for Anambra constituents As Rasky Gbinigie Tennis Classics lights up LCC-TS Mansur Muhtar, Okoh, Olele to attend Realnews Seventh Anniversary Lecture 25 Americans of Igbo origin return home, as Ooni joins Anambra monarch to mark Igbo beginning

 

Most Read APC: It’s called The Sucker Punch (3,716 views) Airtel’s Touching Lives: Sustaining impetus of true love (3,685 views) Zikora: A gold fish discovered in the deep waters (3,348 views) Benue: Ortom’s government of vengeance, his “god” and the gaffes (3,229 views) 'Sane' Oliseh vs 'Insane' Nigerians...Witches and Wizard (2,979 views) Delta's 100 early days of knocks for Okowa (2,905 views) In South Africa, Obiano’s message of a new, glorious Anambra resonates (2,889 views) Blatter: Game Over! (2,845 views) Samoa 2015: Reaping from grassroots (2,827 views) Dancing with Dalung (2,493 views)

 

Features Events (56) Launching (4) Parties (2) Person of the week (6) Politics (3237)

 

CBN banner advert

Chelsea Outdoor

Veleta banner

FRSC Officials vs Woman Driver on highway

 

 

Newsletters Subscribe to Whirl Wind News newsletters today and get breaking news and updates delivered to your mailbox!

Sign up

 

Advertisement