PATIENT TREATMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (PTAP)
PTAP was established by Lady Helen Child Health Foundation (LHCHF) to improve children’s health. It is an initiative founded and based on the prevalent need for medical aid for Vulnerable Children. PTAP assessment is facilitated by a committee of varying experts, Doctors, Teachers, Nurses, etc.
This website provides a platform for interested members of the public, families, care workers and welfare officers to apply for medical aid for vulnerable children.
THE LHCHF PTAP MEDICAL AID
The LHCHF PTAP medical aid contributes to the medical needs of vulnerable children as qualified below;
- Full or part payment for the hospital bill depending on the cost
- Contribution towards the cost of prescribed medication.
- Transportation to and from the nearest health centres
Grants available fall into various categories which will be applied during the deliberation of the award committee. Grants are open on quarterly basis and will be given subject to the decisions of the members of the PTAP Committee. Application from patients will be acknowledged within 24 hours.
Disclaimer: Where we are not able to grant your request, we may be able to direct or advice you on the way forward where possible.
|UPDATE ON PTAP APPLICATIONS|
|Number of calls||56|
|Number of Request||22|
|How many meets our criteria||17|
|How many applied online||4|
|Number of approved request||12|
The Secretary LHCHF, Dr. Francisca Odeka presenting The PTAP Medical Grant Receipt and Acknowledgement letter to Mrs. Ngozi Nwobi of Lady Dorcas Foundation.
LHCHF Secretary Dr. Mrs. Odeka donating the P-TAP token to Angel Ojimmado’s Mother Paediatric unit at Maitama District Hospital Abuja
- The Vulnerable Child is diagnosed with a specific medical condition or suffering from an ailment certified by a qualified and registered Medical Practitioner.
- If the patient is unable to pay the hospital bills or transport costs.
We can offer financial support to enable you meet up with the required cost, but you will need to provide us with the following information or would you like us to contact you, Please send “YES PTAP” to 08104859191 or 08149106142