Kwara Govt offers free medical and surgical procedures in Moro – The Sun Nigeria
The Kwara government has launched the Free Medical and Surgical Response Scheme 2022 in Malete in the Moro local government area of the state.
Dr. Raji Razaq, the state health commissioner, said at the medical awareness flag raising on Friday that the free health intervention is designed to create opportunities for members of the public facing various health conditions. access to free quality health care.
He said members of the public would benefit from the free services such as medical consultation, general surgery, eye surgery and the provision of reading glasses.
The Commissioner, while interacting with beneficiaries, community leaders and health workers in Malete, reiterated Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s administration’s commitment to providing aid to all segments of society.
He said the free health service is moved from community to community on a weekly basis by local government area and all state council areas would be visited.
He expressed satisfaction with the quality of services rendered and further explained that the start of the 2022 awareness campaign marks the eighth round of statewide community health care interventions. launched by this administration.
Dr Stephen Arigidi, Medical and Surgical Outreach Team Leader, said the turnout has been impressive and the team has enough staff on the ground to achieve the goal of providing medical surgeries, general and ocular and glasses to more than 500 beneficiaries.
Arigidi said the team is on schedule and the next point of call will be Dr. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari Mother and Child Hospital in Eyenkorin.
He added that by next week, the intervention would take place in Asa local government area.
Alhaja Afusat Mohammed, the nurse in charge of the Malete Comprehensive Health Centre, which hosted the medical and surgical outreach, said she was delighted with the government’s concern for the less privileged.
She explained that most indigent patients usually find it difficult to afford the cost of these surgical services.
In his reaction, the father of one of the beneficiaries, Mr. Oseni Rafiu, praised the efforts of the state government to ensure the provision of quality health services to the citizens.
He said “our history has changed for good in Kwara State, we are praying for many more life changing interventions like this.” (NOPE)