In recognition of the Trauma Care International Foundation (TCIF)’s extraordinary commitment to occupational health and safety in Nigeria, the foundation was awarded the 9jaSAFE Merit Award for 2016, as one of only 11 awardees out of 400 nominated organisations.
TCIF is the foremost non-governmental organisation focused on improving the state of trauma care and emergency response services registered in Nigeria. Through hundreds of community-based projects and programs which have held in various locations across Nigeria and West Africa, the TCIF has been able to help more people, families, communities become better equipped to respond to emergencies while expanding the skills and knowledge base of first responders among the designated government agencies.
The award was given in recognition and celebration of outstanding performances and initiatives that promote the consciousness of safety in Nigeria. Over 400 safety organisations were nominated for the merit award, but Trauma Care International Foundation alongside 10 other organisations emerged winners of this prestigious honour.
The TCIF celebrates this laudable achievement and looks forward to receiving more commendations for its humanitarian services.
The foundation recently held a ‘Health for all’ programme in collaboration with Christ Embassy Warri, Delta State Nigeria. It was an exciting experience as the participants benefited from free medical screening, received free medications and were opportune to consult with medical personnel on various ailments. A TCIF representative also gave a health talk concerning the right kind of food to eat, a healthy lifestyle, the importance of eating fruits, vegetables and drinking water.
The children, as well as the adults, were treated and given proper medication free of charge. With initiatives like this organised all over the world especially in Africa, the rate of health related issues will decline to a tolerable level and will make other cooperate health related bodies reach out easily to those who need medical attention without being bothered about a shortage in resources needed to successfully embark on the exercise.