Better life medical mission(BLM) is a non-profit; faith based non-governmental organization with the mission of providing through voluntary efforts, qualitative and quantitative healthcare and hope to the poor and less privileged in rural areas of Africa. Our service which are engineered by the love of Christ, are targeted to the less privileged and the underserved people in rural and semi urban communities, who cannot afford the cost of medical care and are dying from preventable disease..The organization takes care of medical needs/challenges of men & women in the community in Africa and takes care of the spiritual life of men & women in the community making our Lord Jesus Christ known to the people.It is based in Lagos Nigeria.
The Association Is Involved In free comprehensive medical care to the less privileged in the society and Individuals in certain centers like orphanages, old peoples homes, remand homes,mechanic workshops,villagesand other places with such needs.
The better life mission has provided free medical services to automobile mechanics at the mechanic village Ogudu GRA in Lagos State. The programme actually took place Saturday 23rd of May 2009.
The Mission Director of BLM Dr Rotimi Adesanya said the programme was to encourage the artisan to place value on their health .More than 100 artisans benefited from the exercise .Majority of the conditions the beneficiaries presented with includes Hypertension,diabetes,,skin disorders,Malaria,Hepatitis,urinary tract infections and eye disorders.
There are 2 doctors, 3 nurses and 2 ophthalmic nurses (eye specialist) in attendanceand a pastor. The Leader of the medical team who is also the Mission Director of BLM, Dr Rotimi Adesanya,a senior medical officer and a General medical practioner in private practice.
A comprehensive Medical check up for Diabetes, hypertension, and free Eye screening were among the activities of the day.About 28 different class of drugs were given free of charge. The organization renders this service Based on the Love of Christ.The services rendered include general medical check up, blood pressure check, and blood sugar test. Free drugsand free eye screening to the mechanic village.