FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ALPHACARES HEALTH FOUNDATION
DR HAMZAT ZAHEED ADEKUNLE is a Nigerian from the State of Osun, a CHANGE AGENT with about 10 years of advocacy covering maternal, newborn and child health, sickle cell disorder, improving health care, ensuring acceptable, affordable and sustainable health care, improving education, socio-economic empowerment and community livelihood in Nigeria, especially in Lagos State where he has volunteered for different NGO as a medical student to achieve these dreams. He also worked in different capacities as a member of Nigeria Medical Students’ Association (NiMSA), Lagos State University Medical Students’ Association (LASUMSA), ACT IT INITIATIVE, TRANQUIL HEART FOUNDATION, Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Association of Muslim Health Students’ of Nigeria (AHMS). He was the pioneer chairman of the first Lagos State Students Union (LASUSU) free health screening program and was one of the speakers at the second edition where he discussed HEALTH, LIFE EXPECTANCY AND COST OF LIVING. Furthermore, he is a recognized blood donor with Lagos State Blood Transfusion Services at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital and has partnered with the center many times to organize blood donation drive in Lagos State.
Dr Hamzat believes that with our collective effort and our readiness to support our immediate community as the least of our effort without waiting on Government for everything, we will certainly improve our health care system.
All health care is local, and through strategic partnerships, programs and initiatives we are sure of better connection of individuals to much needed quality health care around the globe.
Many factors impact health, including where an individual lives, adequate housing and convenient transportation services. Our partnerships and mission go beyond health and access to care.
We aim at building healthier communities by working to create a modern health workforce that can meet distinct cultural needs, analyse complex data and provide the right type of care in the right setting.
At AlphaCares Health Foundation, we carry out day-to-day activities in which all our members are involved. We want you to join us in carrying out this activities together.
We also need your support in terms of donations to enable us continue our humanly services to the various communities.
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