No fewer than 60 indigent patients have benefited from free surgeries and other general ailments treatment from Onirese free medical services in Ogbomoso,Oyo state.
ROUNDOYO, reports that the programme is sponsored by HON Dr Paul Olukunle Ajagbe in collaboration with Onirese House foundation.
Hon Dr Paul Ajagbe, who is also the founder of the foundation said the medical outreach was part of his Corporate Social Responsibility toward improving the life expectancy of the people through adequate healthcare.
He said that over 2,000 other patients also received free diagnosis, treatment and drugs for ailments such as hypertension, malaria, arthritis, diabetes and other children-related diseases.
He said surgeries like Myomectomy, hysterectomy, appendicitis, ingunial hernia, umblical herniarophy, mastectomy, breast lump, lipoma among others has been done free of charge.
Hon Dr Paul, who expressed satisfaction in the free medical outreach so far saying it had lived up to its expectation and targeted audience, noting that the large numbers of beneficiaries experienced was enough testimony to its workability and acceptance.
He said the medical outreach was also being expanded to tackle some childhood diseases in children and high rate of maternal mortality in pregnant women.
The Onirese House foundation boss disclosed that over 3000 indigents across the five local government areas in Ogbomoso zone have benefited from the free medical services since its commencement in 2019.
He commended Gov. Seyi Makinde for giving utmost priority toward bringing healthcare delivery closer to the people at the grassroots.
“We give glory to God that this project has grown even beyond our expectation in terms of attendance and the medical services rendered.
“The initiative is a product of an in-depth research and analysis of the medical background of the community overtime.
“We discovered that something urgent needed to be done to improve the general health condition of our people.” he said.
Similarly, the foundation also donated palliatives to the Center for the Blind and Kersey Children’s home (Orphanage center).