(NIGERIA) – NOVA Merchant Bank, as part of its 2023 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) program under its UPLIFT initiative project, has supported a Pediatric Surgical Intervention.
In collaboration with the Association of Paediatric Surgeons of Nigeria (APSON), this initiative has had a positive impact on 50 indigent child patients at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH).
NOVA merchant bank partners with APSON
APSON is the umbrella organization representing all Paediatric Surgeons in Nigeria involved in treating surgical issues in children, educating and training specialists in Pediatric surgery, and maintaining high standards and quality of surgical care for children.
This partnership reflects NOVA’s strong commitment to community development and its dedication to changing lives through UPLIFT Initiative projects, which aim to create solutions for sustainability.
Mr. Nath Ude, Managing Director of NOVA Merchant Bank, explained that NOVA’s motivation for this intervention is to work toward a future where millions have affordable access to healthcare, reducing preventable illnesses and untimely fatalities.
He emphasized that no child should lose a promising future due to a lack of healthcare access, and the impact of this project will be felt for generations to come.