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Free medical services for Plateau residents

01 February 2016, 08:47Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Thousands of residents in Plateau State will benefit from a free medical outreach. Scheme provided by Istifanus Dauda Gyang, representing Barkin Ladi/Riyom Constituency at House of Representatives.

The gesture is with the support of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, the Sustainable Development Goals and Plateau Agency for the control of AIDS.

The exercise will take place at Gwol Motel and St. Mark Primary School in Barkin Ladi.

Gyang said the programme was designed to ensure the majority of the residents accessed free medical assistance.

Also Read: Five new Lassa cases confirmed for Plateau

He added that the programme is targeted at reaching about 5 000 underprivileged in the rural areas and internally displaced persons in Barkin Ladi and Riyom.

The lawmaker said residents would get easy and free access to medical personnel, blood sugar test, blood pressure, malaria test, deworming for children with free drugs and counseling.

He promised to sustain the programme as part of his efforts at providing quality healthcare service to the people of his constituency.

- CAJ News


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