…eye tests; prescribing, dispensing of glasses

  • beginning March 20

Eye tests, dispensing of reading glasses, eye drops, along with eye surgeries, will be included in the comprehensive healthcare services offered during a three-day free medical and surgical outreach in Etinan Local Government Area.

Organized by the Chairman of the Council, Hon. (Obong) Uko Umoh, in collaboration with the National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP), this initiative aims to provide indigenes with greater access to quality healthcare from March 20 to 23.

The outreach, scheduled to take place at the Etinan Local Government Council Secretariat, aligns with Governor Umo Eno’s ARISE agenda and underscores the commitment of the Uko Umo-led government to enhance the health and wellbeing of the Iman Ibom people.

A release by the Council highlights that the outreach will cater to the healthcare needs of the community by offering essential medical and surgical services at no cost. This initiative comes at a crucial time when access to quality healthcare remains a significant concern for many residents.

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Hon. Uko Umoh expresses gratitude to Governor Umo Eno for championing this initiative statewide and inspiring others to follow suit.

With the support of NAGGMDP, a team of skilled medical professionals will be present to provide a range of services, including consultations, diagnostic tests, minor surgeries, and dispensation of medications. Additionally, health education and awareness sessions will be conducted to promote preventive healthcare practices and empower individuals to improve their overall well-being.

Hon. Uko Umoh extends a warm invitation to all residents of Etinan to avail themselves of this valuable opportunity. He underscores the council’s dedication to ensuring the health and welfare of its constituents and encourages active participation in the outreach program.

The free medical and surgical outreach exemplifies the collaborative efforts between the local government council and healthcare professionals, reflecting a shared commitment to advancing the health and prosperity of the Etinan community. Through such initiatives, stakeholders aim to bridge healthcare gaps and contribute to the holistic development of the region.

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Residents are encouraged to mark their calendars and seize the chance to access quality healthcare services without financial barriers during this three-day event. The Etinan Local Government Council eagerly anticipates welcoming attendees and making a positive impact on the lives of those in need.