Monday, 29 April 2019

98 Free Surgeries recorded as NMA rounds Off Outreach in Ikot Abasi



The Nigerian Medical Association, AKS Branch has recorded 98 Surgeries at the just concluded NMA/HENSEK  5day free medical outreach at General Hospital Ikot Abasi. 

According to the Chairman NMA , AKS Branch, Dr Nsikak Nyoyoko these  surgeries included cases of Myomectomy, Caeserian Section, herniorrhaphy, Appendectomy, exploratory laparotomy, Ovarian cystectomy, Vaginal Hysterectomy, Lipoma Excision and Hydrocoelectomy. 

Dr Nyoyoko further revealed that over 3,000 patients were treated while 200 persons underwent dental procedures during the outreach. He also added that over 200 free eye glasses were also given out free of charge. The NMA chairman stated that apart from free surgeries, drugs were administered free, with deworming exercise for kids as well as HIV/AIDS test and counseling. 


Speaking at the closing of the outreach, Engr Uwem Okoko, of HENSEK integrated services said his company decided to sponsor the 6th edition outreach of the biannual medical outreach as a way of giving back to the society. He thanked the medical personnel from the Nigerian Medical Association for their professionalism throughout the duration of the outreach while promising to always partner  with the association to save more lives in the future. 

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