EKO Hospital launches initiative to help women living with fibroid | The Guardian Nigeria News


There are over a hundred thousand yearly cases of fibroid in Nigeria. A lot of women are living with fibroid and are not aware of it, while others cannot afford to pay for surgeries. Eko Hospital recognizes this fact and has decided for humanitarian sake to embark on “OPERATION FIBROID STORM” campaign. 

Eko Hospital, one of the largest private medical hospital in the country launched this crowdfunding campaign to provide funds for women with cases of fibroid. 

CEO Eko corp PLC, Dr Ademolu Owoyele in an interview states that “Uterine fibroids are the most common tumor of the reproductive tract. Symptoms may include heavy and prolonged periods, bleeding between periods and pelvic pain. Fibroid presents in several ways and many women believe it to be their normal monthly periods. Eko Hospital has had its fair share of women with fibroid. More so, it has had share with women who are unable to afford the funds needed to undergo the fibroid operation

“A lot of women living…

Source: Guardian Newspaper