Former Health Coordinator of Anambra branch of the Nigerian Red Cross Society, Chinwe Lawrence-Uchenna has been awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal.
The award recognises exceptional courage and devotion to victims of armed conflict or natural disaster.
While in Nigeria, she pioneered the Maiden Malnutrition health programme in collaboration with the Local Government Nutrition department where Ready to use therapeutic food was used to reach out to Malnourished Children within the 21 divisions of the Red Cross society in Anambra State.
The Nightingale award is a testimony of Lawrence-Uchenna’s passion and commitment to service to humanity, maternal and Child health, which she showcased as an Npower Nurse at the Maternal and Child Health Clinic, Amawbia, Awka South Local Government Area of the state.
SOURCE: The Nation