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Lions Clubs commences free diabetes treatment, others in Kwara

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Lions Clubs commences free diabetes treatment, others in KwaraBy Mohammed Halimat & Ahmed Abdullahi

The medical week of the District 404B2 of the Lions Clubs International has commenced on Wednesday in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, ROYAL NEWS reports.

At the programme which is in collaboration with the Mercy International Mission, INC (USA) and Community Dentistry on Wheels, INC (USA), the District Governor of the Club, Lion (Asiwaju) Ayobola Samuel, disclosed that “This is the first time we are including diabetes  in our programme. This is because of its alarming mortality rate and low level of awareness to large increase in death.”

Lions Clubs commences free diabetes treatment, others in Kwara

According to him, “International Association of Lions Clubs,  District 404B2 presents three days free medical services on incorporating free medical, dental, diabetes, high blood pressures, eye screening, treatment, distribution of free eye glasses to the beneficiaries.

“The objectives of the events is to help the poor and the under privileged to know their health status and help them with medication. Government can not provide everything and that is the reason as a group we have come together to help people.

Also speaking, Mrs Anu Esuola, disclosed that the wisdom behind my commitment in this Club is the prayer I receive from people. The more you give, the more you also take. Public sector should key into the free medical service.”

In his remarks, the Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, who was represented by the Commissioner of Health in the state, Alhaji Atolagbe Alege, noted that the programme is in line with the state government’s objective in ensuring a healthy well being for the people of the state while charging other non-governmental organisations to take a queue as the government can not do it alone.

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