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PROVIDENCE CARE COMMUNITY HEALTH INITIATIVE, AMICHI: “Providence” emphasizes the guidance and foreseeing care of the Divine over our mission and prudent management of the resources we are given to care for the most vulnerable among us

Our Story

January 1st, 2004 Mr. & Mrs. Ody Oruche sought and conducted a needs assessment of the Diocesan Hospial Amichi with the medical director, Dr. Okwudiri Obiadazie. Medications and onsite water supply were identified as the major needs.

Upon return to the USA, Mrs. Ukamaka Oruche initiated contacts with her networks in the Indianapolis, USA, namely, The Rotary Club of Fishers and the Mercy Foundation Inc. December 2004- Dr. & Mrs Sampson Ogbuchi delivered the first shipment of medications to Diocesan Hospital. This medication supply was sponsored by the Mercy Foundation Inc. The medical director established a ½ - day weekly clinic to ensure proper diagnosing, dispensing of medication, and follow-up care...LEARN MORE ABOUT PROVIDENCE CARE

Our Mission

VISION: To be known as an agency that provides accessible and high quality care to all indigents of Amichi and surrounding towns in partnership with other institutions in an effort to enhance good will and collaboration in our community through service and education.

SITE: Our physical facility and operational base, Providence Care Community Health Centre, is located in Amichi, a rural community in Nnewi- South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

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Highlights of effort to improve healthcare in Amichi & surrounding communities

Over $300,000 worth of medications and supplies delivered to the hospital from December 2004 to August 2009.
Free 1⁄2 - day weekly clinic since January 2005 to ensure proper diagnosing, dispensing of medication, and follow-up care.
Three medical missions that served an average of 800 patients per mission in 2007, 2008 & 2009.
Running water on-site for patients and residents of the surrounding communities. Learn about the Water Project.
Ongoing education for patients about causes and management of diabetes and high blood pressure.

RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS

The IU School of Nursing Awards Committee Selected Dr. Ukamaka Oruche, RN of Providence Care Community Health Initiative To Receive The Lillian Yeager Public Service Award.

DR. UKAMAKA ORUCHE, RN LEADS TEAM TO IMPROVE ACCESS, TREATMENT, AND MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES AND HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IN ADULT RESIDENTS OF A RURAL COMMUNITY IN NIGERIA. READ MORE

Timmy and Mercy Medical Missions work together to provide healthcare to the underserved communities in Amichi and Uromi through short-term medical service trips.READ MORE

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Eye Care

Diabetes, High blood pressure, and Aging leads to various eye complications. We strive to provide comprehensive array of care for overall well-being. We provide eye care including screening and treatment. We have provided cataract surgeries thanks to the generosity of our collaborating partners from Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Surgical Eye Expeditions. We provide brand new reading glasses annually to all who need them thanks to our Reading Glasses Angels... View Photos

Missions

outlined below are some of
the recently concluded medical missions.

04-06 MEDICAL MISSION REPORT

Our mission was a huge success. We saw over 400 patients in two days. We intentionally capped it off since it was our inaugural opening...VIEW REPORT

2008 MEDICAL MISSION REPORT

Our mission was a huge success. We saw over 400 patients in two days. We intentionally capped it off since it was our inaugural opening...VIEW REPORT

2010 MEDICAL MISSION REPORT

Our mission was a huge success. We saw over 400 patients in two days. We intentionally capped it off since it was our inaugural opening...VIEW REPORT




2011 MEDICAL MISSION REPORT

Our mission was a huge success. We saw over 400 patients in two days. We intentionally capped it off since it was our inaugural opening...VIEW REPORT

2012 MEDICAL MISSION REPORT

Our mission was a huge success. We saw over 400 patients in two days. We intentionally capped it off since it was our inaugural opening...VIEW REPORT

2014 MEDICAL MISSION REPORT

Our mission was a huge success. We saw over 400 patients in two days. We intentionally capped it off since it was our inaugural opening...VIEW REPORT

2015 MEDICAL MISSION REPORT

We had a very successful mission from 9/14 to 9/17/2015. There were 5 doctors, 8 nurses and other ancillary staffs...VIEW REPORT

2016 MEDICAL MISSION REPORT

We had a very successful medical mission to Amichi, Anambra State for the year 2016. ...VIEW REPORT

effort to improve healthcare in Amichi & surrounding communities

Over $300,000 worth of medications and supplies delivered to the hospital from December 2004 to August 2009.

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SPONSORS: Our medical mission activities of Providence Care Community Health Initiative (PCHI) are supported by international, national, and local organizations, individuals and volunteers with the administrative support of our friends from Timmy Global Health.

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OUR WISHLIST: A Portable Ultrasound Machine and Medical Laboratory Equipment including Microscopes, Centrifuge & Autoclave machines

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2016 MEDICAL MISSION

We had a very successful medical mission to Amichi, Anambra State for the year 2016. We served 952 patients! Please click here for details about the 2015 Medical Mission.

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2015 MEDICAL MISSION

We had a very successful mission from 9/14 to 9/17/2015. There were 5 doctors, 8 nurses and other ancillary staffs. Please click here for details about the 2015 Medical Mission.

DONATIONS

Your monetary donations are most impactful in enabling to accomplish our medical mission work. All monetary donations are used to buy essential medications and medical supplies. These medications and medical supplies are distributed to our patients during our annual medical missions and weekly year-round follow-up clinics appointmentsFO

Contact

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Contact Info

For questions or inquiries, send us an email to info@providencechi.com and we will get back to you as quickly as possible.

  • 9785 Valley Springs Blvd, Fishers, IN 46037
  • +1 317 418 5355
  • info@providencechi.com