The Kwara State Government Free Medical and Surgical Procedures Scheme 2022 started on Friday in Malete in the Moro Local Government Area of the state.
State Health Commissioner Dr. Raji Razaq said the intervention was designed to create opportunities for members of the public facing various health conditions to access free, quality health care.
Raji said members of the public would benefit from free medical advice, general surgery, eye surgery and reading glasses.
While interacting with beneficiaries, community leaders and health workers in Malete, the Commissioner reiterated Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s administration’s commitment to providing aid to all segments of society.
He said the free health service was moved from community to community on a weekly basis and all local government areas in the state would be visited.
He expressed satisfaction with the quality of services rendered and further explained that the start of the 2022 medical awareness campaign marked the beginning of the eighth round of community-wide community healthcare interventions. launched by the AbdulRazaq administration.
The matron in charge of the Malete Comprehensive Health Centre, Alhaja Afusat Mohammed, said she was delighted with the government’s concern for the less privileged who, she noted, usually struggle to afford the cost of such services. surgical.