MWAN DECORATES FIRST MALE CHAMPION OF THE 2019-2021 BIENNIUM

The National President of Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria Dr M. I Oseji on Tuesday January 7th 2020 decorated the first male Champion for the 2019-2021 Biennium in the Person of Dr Ononye Mordi, the Honorable Commissioner of Health, Delta State.

In attendance at the decoration which took place in the Commissioner’s sOffice were,

1. DR. Oseji M. I
MWAN NATIONAL PRESIDENT

2. DR. AGBONLE
MWAN NATIONAL COORDINATOR

3. DR. OMORAKA
MWAN AMBASSADOR

In addition to 8 MALE OFFICIALS OF THE MINISTRY who were WERE SENSITISED ON MALE INVOLVEMENT IN MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH.

MESSAGE TO THE MEN

1. DO NOT WITHOLD CONSENT FOR APPROPRIATE CARE OF YOUR WIFE OR CHILD ESPECIALLY FOR SURGERY

2. UNDERSTAND AND SUPPORT FAMILY PLANNING IN ORDER TO ADEQUATELY SPACE CHILDREN

3. HAVE A TRAINED MARRIAGE COUNSELOR TO TALK TO WHEN YOUR ARE EXPERIENCING MISUNDERSTANDING IN YOUR MARRIAGE. DO NOT RESORT TO PHYSICAL VIOLENCE.

4. UNDERSTAND WHAT CONSENSUAL SEX MEANS. SEX WITHOUT CONSENT IS RAPE.

5. TAKE CARE OF YOUR HEALTH SO YOU CAN LIVE LONG TO ENJOY YOUR FAMILY. DO PSA SRCEENING TEST FOR EARLY DETECTION AND TREATMENT FROM THE AGE OF 40 YEARS.

6. OBSERVE ROAD SAFETY BOTH AS A DRIVER AND PASSENGER. MOST RTA VICTIMS ARE MEN.

7. STOP EARLY MARRIAGE, BEFORE THE AGE OF 18 YEARS. IT IS NOT A WORTHY INVESTMENT. ALLOW THE GIRL TO GET A GOOD EDUCATION AND MATURE PHYSICALLY BEFORE MARRIAGE.

8. GET HEALTH INSURANCE FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. WHEN SICKNESS CALLS YOU MAY NOT HAVE THE FUNDS.

9. PREPARE FOR RETIREMENT AND AFTER LIFE. SET YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER TO REDUCE CONTENTION OVER PROPERTY INHERITANCE

10. ENSURE ADEQUATE APPROPRIATION, APPROVAL, AND TIMELY RELEASE OF FUNDS FOR MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH BY THOSE IN RELEVANT Positions.