RIV Over two thousand indigenes of lgbodo and adjourning rural communities in Ika North East local government area today benefited from the ongoing free medical programme organized by the Isioma Okobah foundation in collaboration with a team of Doctors and medical students from the Georgia State University Atlanta Georgia, USA. ROLL/VCR! Beneficiaries of the free-medical programme included elderly men,
pregnant women, children and other persons with various health challenges.
The founder of Okobah Foundation, Dr. Isioma Okobah who addressed the participants earlier, encouraged the people to be free to explain all issues relating to their health conditions
She assured them that there was enough medication to meet their requirement, adding that the team of Doctors were at their service.
The participants were examined by Doctors and provided with drugs to cure their ailments free of charge.
Other beneficiaries of the free-medical programme were persons with visual challenges.
Some of the beneficiaries said the medical programme was a big relief to them
saying the presentation of free medication from the Doctors was the best thing to have happened to them this season,
The people prayed God Almighty to reward the initiator of the programme and members of the medical team
The medical students felt elated to be part of the solution to common health problems facing the rural populace.
During the programme, participants were diagnosed and given medication for ailments such as high blood pressure, diabetes, lower back pain, constant headache and sleeplessness, among others