In a bid to offer better care and support to cancer patients, telecommunications giant, Airtel Nigeria has donated chemotherapy infusion chairs, medical waiting room chairs, chemotherapy infusion pumps with drip stand, flat screen monitors and nursing/medical consumables, among other items, to St. Cyril Cancer Treatment Foundation.
The presentation was done few weeks after the company’s donation of 14 hospital beds, seven steel sitter chairs, dozens of plastic chairs and tables and drugs to Agbede Community Health Centre at Omolaiye Covenant Estate Phase 1, Ikorodu Lagos.
Airtel Nigeria has been championing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through its revolutionary CSR initiative called Touching Lives in the last four years.
Airtel Touching Lives which aims to uplift the downtrodden has been a pillar of strength and support for thousands of Nigerians.
The initiative has consistently focused on initiatives that promote good health and wellbeing of people across the country.
These are some of the contributions of the telco to the promotion health and well eing of Nigerians over the years.
Speaking at the premiere of Season four of Airtel Touching Lives in Lagos, the chief executive officer and managing director of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, noted that the telco will not relent in its effort to restore hope and also help the less privileged in the society in line with its vision of creating empowerment opportunities and making life better for Nigerians.
“I want to thank everyone and to encourage you again; there is no limit to how kind any of us can be. My parting message is don’t spend your time asking why there are poor people in the world; it’s a waste of time.
“The right question is what can we do to change it? We are always going to have poor and unfortunate people amongst us. What next is what you can do to affect their circumstances and I am encouraging you to do something,” he said.
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