Ubomi – Pistis Foundation

FAQs for UBOMI Medical and Surgical Outreach.

5 days (October 23rd to 27th,2023)

About 4000-5000 beneficiaries will be attended to, during UBOMI.

The economically challenged and less privileged in the society, (dealing with healthcare challenges) regardless of tribe, religion ethnicity etc.

8am to 5pm. This is however relative to different units, as some will run shifts or run longer hours.

Yes. All volunteers will go through an orientation programme.

Feeding will ONLY be made available for volunteers, and not beneficiaries.

Kindly click here to sign up as a medical practitioner coming from outside Nigeria. Registration will however close one-month to the outreach. (23rd September 2023).

No. Interested medical volunteers who sign-up to serve are interviewed by our medical technical partner, and only successful volunteers will be contacted.

Volunteers’ safety is a priority and will be ensured at all times. Personal protective gears such as face masks, medical scrubs, etc. will be provided for all volunteers. Environmental safety protocols will also be disseminated during volunteer briefings, before and during the outreach.

No. Teleconsultation services will be considered in the future.

Not necessarily. All medical equipments required will be provided for.

Yes. Our medical techincal partner have instituted/ standard protocols in place, in case of emergencies. Ambulances will also be on standby, to convey patients requiring tertiary or intensive care, for medical emergencies.

Yes. Provision has been made to accommodate confirmed medical volunteers in a hotel, who live outside of Lagos, Nigeria.

Transportation to and from the project site, will be provided for volunteers who reside in the hotel.

An orientation programme will be conducted for all volunteers., ahead of the outreach.

Yes. Post-Op care for patients who undergo surgery will be available at no cost to the beneficiaries.

Yes. Pistis Foundation is open to future collaboration with potential partners, volunteers, and Organizations with shared ideologies, in achieving set objectives to restore lives and impact communities.

Interested volunteers can stay updated with relevant info on UBOMI, by signing up to our newsletters, via our website, www.pistisfoundation.org or follow our social media handles (@pistisfdn) on Instagram, Facebook, X, and LinkedIn.