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AFRICA HEALTH & AGRICULTURE FOUNDATION, Inc.

About Covid-19 IgboLand Disaster Supplies

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Our COVID-19 IgboLand Leadership Team

Prof.  Chidi  Osuagwu  -  Biochemistry

Fr.  Justin. Okoro  -  President  of  Holy  Rosary  Hospital,  Emekuku

Dr.  Valentine  Opene  M.D.  -  Nigeria  Med-aCar  Director

Dr.  Bernardine  Amasike  -  HRH  Nursing  College

John  Gregg  -  Biomolecular  Engineer

Amadiebube  Mbama  -  Finance

Dr.  Matthias  Okoye  M.D.

Dr.  Cordelia  Okoye  -  Public  Health

Fr.  Dan  Anyanwu  -  Owerri  Archdiocese  

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Tracking the Infection and News Updates

COVID-19    is  spreading  across  Africa ,  making  deep  in-roads  into  Nigeria.    We  are  tracking  this  daily  and  how  it  is  spreading  in  IgboLand.    Due  to  lack  of  testing,  there  is  no  way  to  really  figure  out the  true  fallout.    As  of  May  17,  there  were  5621  cases  counting  for  176  deaths.    for  sure  these  reported  figures  are  well  under  what  the  real  situation  is.

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Fund Raising

AHAF-USA  is  actively  driving  fundraising  efforts  to  support  activity  in  IgboLand.    Crowd  Funding  is  being  pursued  such  as  GoFundMe.    We  are  calling  on  all  Diaspora  and  friends  to  contribute.

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Medical Perspective

Our team has developed key strategy and is collecting insight on supply chain for procuring and dispensing supplies across IgboLand

About Us

Strong Advice for all Igbo

Strong Advice for all Igbo

Strong Advice for all Igbo

The Medical community is making strong recommendtion to eat foods and take dietary supplements that fortify the immune system.  To this end, it is being advised that adults and children pursue having recommended levels zinc and vitamin D intake.  You can purchase low cost supplements of these as well.   

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Zinc

Strong Advice for all Igbo

Strong Advice for all Igbo

Zinc is contained at appreciable levels in beef, chicken, beans, and cashews.  there are others, but not common in the Igbo diet.

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Vitamin D

Strong Advice for all Igbo

Vitamin D

Vitamin  D  has  multiple  functions  in  the  body.    One  of  them  is  that  it  helps  regulate  certain  processes  including  the  pace  of  the  immune  system.    Covid  is  particularly  bad  because  it  causes  an  immune  system  storm  for  some  people  that  leads  tissue  inflammation  in  the  lungs  causing  pneumonia type  symptoms.