TOLL FREE LINE: 0800THEEIGHT

WHY DO I NEED MEDICAL CARE

  • You need to get treated for any possible injuries you may or may not be able to see.
  • The treatment will protect you against HIV, other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unwanted pregnancy.
  • You may wish to have a sexual assault forensic exam where a specially trained person will collect DNA evidence that can help identify the perpetrator and ensure justice for you.
  • You do not have to agree to a forensic exam to receive treatment, but doing so may give you a stronger case against the perpetrator if you decide to report the crime now or later.

FINDING MEDICAL CARE

  • Once you’re in a safe place, you can call The Eight Foundation’s toll free line or visit the Mirabel Centre, located within the premises of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, Lagos.
  • If you can, please do not bathe, use the restroom, change clothes or underwear before going to the hospital. Bring a change of clothing with you if you are able.
  • If you have questions about what to expect or need clarification on how to take the medicine, you should feel comfortable asking.

 

All services are completely free!!!

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