ABC Health Centre and Motherless Children´s Home (NG)

A 50-bed facility that serves most of east Nigeria. It was dedicated on March 25, 1984. The East Nigeria Conference had operated a motherless babies’ home before the center was opened. After the center was dedicated, it took over the administration of the babies’ home. The Motherless Babies’ Home cares for 20-25 children from birth or soon afterward until they become 2 years old; then they are sent to foster homes. The health center contributes part of its profit to add to conference and public donations to cover the expense of running the home. The center also has used part of its profits to expand the facilities. As of 1993 the center has three buildings for wards, an outpatient clinic, and a laboratory. There also is a mortuary and two duplexes that are being used for medical doct...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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