Hon. Yakubu Dogara

By Segun Awofadeji

Doctors on the MoveAfrica, a non-profit organization based in Nigeria, will embark on a two-week free medical outreach on behalf of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Yakubu Dogara, from Monday (28/3/2016) in Bauchi State.

According to a press statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Media and Publicity to the Speaker,House of Representatives, Mr Ilya Habila and made available to THISDAY Sunday, the medical programme which is scheduled to take place at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital Bauchi, will cover patients from the 20 Local Government Areas of the state.

“During the programme, the following services will be undertaken: Outpatients consultations and drugs, diabetics and hypertensive screening, Reading glasses and cataract operations.

Other services to be rendered by the doctors include general minor and major surgeries such as Lipomas, hernia, fibroids and goitre.

The medical team will also provide services such as ultra-sound scanning, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis screening as well as public health campaigns.

Shortly after the opening ceremony on Monday,  patients from Bauchi, Bogoro and Alkaleri Local Governments will be attended to on that day.

On Tuesday 19th March, patients from Dambam and Darazo Local Governments will be attended to, while those from Dass and Ganjuwa Local Governments will see the Doctors on Wednesday 30th March.