Zamfara Government Renders Free Medical Services To 1,160 Less Privileged

Zamfara  Government Special Intervention Programme on Healthcare known as “Lafiya Matawalle” has given free medical care to 1,160 patients in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area of the state.

The Executive Secretary,  Zamfara  Drug and Medical Consumables Management Agency,  Mr Aliyu Maikiwo disclosed this when he visited some patients at the General Hospital, Kaura Namoda on Saturday.

Maikiwo said that 1,100 patients had so far received drugs and other consumable medical items while 37 out of the remaining 60 patients had undergone different types of surgeries and  were recovering.  

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He said the exercise covered three local government areas namely: Bakura, Maradu and Kaura Namoda and gave the  assurance that all the 14 local government areas of the state would benefit from the programme.  

The Secretary, Primary Healthcare Board, Dr Tukur Ismail said the exercise was going on smoothly adding that  the personnel were up to the task.   “

There is no indication of sabotage from the workers in both the screening of patients and administration of drugs.”   He named some of the  diseases treated to include prostomy, hernia fibrosis and tumors.

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He added that no fewer than 100 persons were screened for various types of eye problems and would soon  be treated.  

One of the patients, Mr Ibrahim Kadawa expressed his joy for the opportunity, adding that he had suffered from the sickness  for about four years and that he depended on herbal medicine.   He commended the efforts of the state government and the health workers. (NAN)VisibilityPublishPost FormatStick to the top of the blogPending review

Zamfara  Government Special Intervention Programme on Healthcare known as “Lafiya Matawalle” has given free medical care to 1,160 patients in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area of the state.

The Executive Secretary,  Zamfara  Drug and Medical Consumables Management Agency,  Mr Aliyu Maikiwo disclosed this when he visited some patients at the General Hospital, Kaura Namoda on Saturday.

Maikiwo said that 1,100 patients had so far received drugs and other consumable medical items while 37 out of the remaining 60 patients had undergone different types of surgeries and  were recovering.  

He said the exercise covered three local government areas namely: Bakura, Maradu and Kaura Namoda and gave the  assurance that all the 14 local government areas of the state would benefit from the programme.  

The Secretary, Primary Healthcare Board, Dr Tukur Ismail said the exercise was going on smoothly adding that  the personnel were up to the task.   “

There is no indication of sabotage from the workers in both the screening of patients and administration of drugs.”   He named some of the  diseases treated to include prostomy, hernia fibrosis and tumors.

He added that no fewer than 100 persons were screened for various types of eye problems and would soon  be treated.  

One of the patients, Mr Ibrahim Kadawa expressed his joy for the opportunity, adding that he had suffered from the sickness  for about four years and that he depended on herbal medicine.   He commended the efforts of the state government and the health workers. (NAN)

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