The Oyo State Government in collaboration with Access to Basic (Medical) Care Foundation and Jesus House Mission, U.K. will on Monday October 29, 2018 commence a 5-day free health mission in the state.
The programme, which will hold at selected ABC clinics across the state, will end on Friday November 2, 2018.
The State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun explained that the free medical mission is to bring free medical services closer to the people, stressing that the government is targeting 500 people daily with an estimate of 2500 for the whole week.
Arulogun disclosed that the medical services to be provided include blood pressure checks, BMI assessment, and laboratory tests including HIV, Tuberculosis, malaria, PSA, Random blood sugar, typhoid and cholesterol.
He said that the other medical services are general clinical consultations, free medications, minor day case surgical procedures and specialist clinical consultations including gynaecology, ophthalmology, dental, paediatrics and cardiologist.
The government spokesman stated that the free health programme will hold at ABC Clinic, Aleshinloye, Ibadan South West on Monday, October 29; ABC Clinic Iwo Road, Ibadan North East Local Government on Tuesday, October 30; ABC Clinic, Omi Adio, Ido Local Government on Wednesday, October 31; ABC Clinic Ilora, Afijio Local government on Thursday, November 1; and ABC Clinic, Lanlate, Ibarapa East Local Government on Friday, November 2.