28th October, 2018
The Oyo State Government, in collaboration with Access to Basic (Medical) Care Foundation (ABC) and Jesus House Mission, UK, has concluded arrangements to provide free health services to 2,500 people in the state.
A statement on Sunday by the state Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun and made available to newsmen in Ibadan, said that the five-day medical exercise would hold from Monday to Nov. 2 at selected ABC clinics across the state.
Arulogun said that the free health mission was targeted at 500 people daily with an estimated 2,500 people for the five days.
The commissioner said the services to be offered were blood pressure checks, BMI assessment and laboratory tests including HIV, Tuberculosis, malaria, PSA, Random blood sugar, typhoid and cholesterol.
“Other medical services to be offered are general clinical consultations, free medications, minor day case surgical procedures and specialist clinical consultations which included gynaecology, ophthalmology, dental, paediatrics and cardiology,” he said.
He said that the free health mission was aimed at bringing free medical services closer to the people.