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Urine Malaria Test Wins Top Prize at Health Innovation Awards

By Nicholas Ibekwe
Published: October 28, 2015
PremiumTimesNg.com/Premium Times-Nigeria


Fyodor, an innovative method of testing for malaria through the urine​,​ on Wednesday won the top prize of $100,000 at the inaugural Health Innovation Challenge Awards held in Lagos.

​The innovator of Fyodor Urine Malaria Test, Eddy Agbo, said the testing method cuts out the unpleasant and expensive traditional method of testing for malaria through blood samples, eradicates self-medication as patients can truly determine the cause of their fever is malaria related.

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Op-ed: Bullying increases Teen suicide: We're all breakable

By Danese Griffith, Operation Peace of Mind
Published: Friday, May 3, 2013 1:52 PM CDT
StarLocalNew.com/Lewisville Leader


Before the 1990s, bullying was viewed as trivial and as a part of growing up. It served as a passageway from adolescence to adulthood. Everyone had to endure some form of harassment. It builds character... right?

According to ABC News, last year nearly 160,000 students in America skipped school to avoid being bullied. Times have changed. Bullying is no longer an issue you can brush under the rug .....

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ARCHIVES

2011

Nuhu Ribadu Picks Dr. Sunny Ugochukwu as His Running Mate
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 02:20 Coastal News

The Presidential candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has picked Dr. Sunny Ugochukwu to be his running mate in the forthcoming election.

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Bully Free Future (BFF) Youth Summit
October 1, 2011
BFF

Hosted by Operation Peace of Mind and Starlight Bethel Village
The Summit's purpose is to recognize all positive student efforts to end aggression and bullying and to reward exceptional efforts.

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CNN iREPORT Big Day in Dallas on Saturday
Posted September 26, 2011

Saturday, October 1st from 10am-4pm, will be the Bully Free Future BFF Youth Summit, a collaboration of Operation Peace of Mind and Starlight Bethel Village and a coalition of churches, social services and civic agencies collaborating to educate on spotting and stopping bullying, while recognizing those that have been working to Stop Bullying Now!

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OPM CELEBRATES GROUNDBREAKING!
By Heather M. Goodwin
Published: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 5:48 PM CDT

Operation Peace of Mind (OPM), a local nonprofit, recently broke ground on its new facility in Lewisville, Texas, which will help it better serve the community.

ground breaking

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2010

OPM DEBUTS NEW MEMBER!
Ugo Bear - The Community BuilderTM
Ugo Bear
By Heather M. Goodwin, Hsmith@acnpapers.com
Published: Thursday, December 23, 2010 2:22 PM CST

Operation Peace of Mind (OPM) recently debuted a new member of its organization who will be an ambassador to the community.

On Monday, Ugo Bear was introduced to city council members during its regular meeting. Ugo Bear - The Community Builder is OPM’s official spokes bear to the community. He will visit schools, daycares, churches and community centers to speak to students on how to stay safe and make a difference in their community.

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2009

FREE GROCERIES!
OPM Announces the Rollout of 'CrimeFreebies' Incentive Program

October 23, 2009 (FPRC) -- LEWISVILLE, TX

Today Operation Peace of Mind (OPM) announced the rollout of its new incentive program, CrimeFreebies. The CrimeFreebies program will allow youth who participate in the Teens, Crime and Community (Community Works) the opportunity to earn great incentives, while learning valuable leadership and crime prevention skills. Incentives will include gift cards for gas, movies, restaurants, retail stores and Free Groceries. Participants must attend a minimum of four classes a month and stay crime free to be eligible for incentives.

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2008

OPM YOUTH NETWORK BEGINS IN LEWISVILLE
Program gets kids involved in dealing with crime

Published: Friday, May 9, 2008 3:01 PM CDT
DAN EAKIN, Staff Writer


A program which makes teenagers more aware of crime, how to deal with it and how to help others deal with it kicked off last month in Lewisville.

A total of 21 Lewisville private school students have joined the Operation Peace of Mind (OPM) Youth Network, a program which offers training on how to deal with crime and then sends those who complete the program into other areas to help other teenagers who may have been crime victims.

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2007

OPM PLEDGES TO SPONSOR OUTSTANDING STUDENTS
From ISMAIL MUDASHIR, Kaduna, Nigeria
Friday, November 16, 2007

FOUNDER of the Operation Peace of Mind (OPM) otherwise known as, Nigerian-American Centre for Peace and Development, Dr. Sunny U. Ugochukwu has pledged to sponsor outstanding students of Gaskiya Skills International School, Barnawa, Kaduna for further studies in the United States of America.

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sunny ugochukwuFounder and Chairman Operation Peace of Mind Nigeria and America Settler for Peace and Development Dr. Sunny Ugochukwu (centre), Proprietress of the school Dr. Nonye Madubuko (right) and Head Mistress, Nursery and Primary School, Gaskiya Skills International School, Kaduna at a seminar in Kaduna, Nigeria.

 

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