Dogara’s ??M?edical ?O?utreach ?Helps?  81 ?P?atients ?U?ndergo ?S?urgery ?I?n Bauchi | Independent Newspapers Limited
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Dogara’s ??M?edical ?O?utreach ?Helps?  81 ?P?atients ?U?ndergo ?S?urgery ?I?n Bauchi

Posted: Apr 1, 2016 at 9:18 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu, Bauchi

Doctors on the Move Africa, currently in Bauchi for free medical outreach sponsored by the Speaker of

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House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara has undertaken over 81 major and minor surgeries.

The Doctors have operated patients with cataracts, hernia, fibroids, glitter and other diseases while over 70 cataract patients had been operated upon and many others supplied with medical glasses, over 100 others are waiting for cataract surgeries.

The Team leaders of the organization, Dr Joseph Haruna Kigbu told newsmen in Bauchi yesterday that about 20 doctors and other health personnel from Bauchi state have joined the team of volunteers for the medical outreach due to influx of patients within the state and other neighbouring  states.

He said ” the Programme was meant for patients from 20 Local Government areas of Bauchi

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tate but many other patients have been trooping in from Nasarawa and all other North Eastern states of Borno, Adamawa, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe state and we have been attending to them.

According to Dr Haruna , more doctors and health personnel would be engaged in the state to meet the needs of the increasing number of patients seeking medical attention.