Welcome to Festus Fajemilo Foundation.
We welcome you to join us in our mission to making sure that everyone living with spina bifida and hydrocephalus in Nigeria live a quality life through equal rights & access to available & affordable health care services.
We also value your support even as we promote primary prevention of these medical issues in our environment.
Take few seconds to navigate through the pages and know more about us.
World Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Day
Festus Fajemilo Foundation joins the global community to celebrate 2017 World Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus (SBH) Day on the 25th October. It is aimed at raising awareness and understanding about SBH and also used to advocate and promote the rights of persons living with these conditions. The Foundation and the Lagos State Office of Disability Affairs (LASODA) collaborate to celebrate the day. Thanks to Lagos Television for the media coverage of the event. Read more:https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10214697221650195&set=pcb.10214697339733147&type=3&theater
CONTINENCE MANAGEMENT TRAINING
Bladder & Bowel incontinence could be devasting for those living with spina bifida as they find it difficult to carry out their daily activities. This has consequent negative effects on their health, education and social living. Festus Fajemilo Foundation with the support of Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Information Networking Equality (Shine) the United Kingdom and International Federation for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus, Belgium with a grant from Wales for Africa Hub organized 2 – day training for health workers in Nigeria from 2nd – 3rd October 2017. The health workers came from four teaching hospitals which include Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), University College Hospital (UCH, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC) and Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH).
The project aims to reduce mortality rates in children with spina bifida in Lagos State, Nigeria through improved knowledge and management of continence issues. See more photos of the events here:https://www.flickr.com/photos/132765900@N06/albums/72157686000783052
Who We Are
To provide information, services and advocacy to ensure that people with spina bifida and hydrocephalus (SBH) have equal rights and access to good healthcare in Nigeria
A Nigeria where everyone who has spina bifida or hydrocephalus can access quality healthcare and support.
Our Core Values
We provide holistic support to our members which includes health, education, livelihood, social and empowerment.
We believe all human beings are created equally irrespective of age, gender, religion, race and socio-cultural background.