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PINI organises free medical outreach in Bauchi

The Presidential Committee on North East Initiative, PINI, in collaboration with the Bauchi state Government, Pro-Health International and West African College of Surgeons have organized free medical outreach in some selected Local Government Areas of Bauchi State.

The state commissioner of Health, Dr. Zuwairah Ibrahim Hassan disclosed this yesterday during a supervision of free medical outreach at Ningi General Hospital by the State Acting Governor, Arc. Abdu Sule Katagum.

Dr. Zuwairah Hassan explained that beneficiaries of the free medical outreach cut across the six Local Government Areas in Bauchi central senatorial district that were treated of various ailments such as hernia, fibroid and eyes surgeries, among others.

The commissioner revealed that more than 700 people were also treated of various ailments in Azare, headquarters of Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi North senatorial district of the state.

In his speech Acting Governor, Arc. Abdu Sule Katagum reaffirmed the determination of the APC administration in the state towards boosting the health sector for effective healthcare delivery.

He called on people with complicated health problems in the state to use this period of free medical outreach to enable them benefit from the exercise.

Katagum reiterated the state government’s willingness to discuss with the team of surgeons towards the possibility of extending the period of the exercise in some areas of the state for more people to benefit from it.

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