The Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has approved the commencement of a quarterly free mobile surgical and medical outreach that will hold in each of the nine federal constituencies of Osun State.
A statement issued by the Spokesperson to the Governor, Mallam Olawale Rasheed and made available to Affairs TV News noted that this in line with his campaign promise to expand quality health coverage to the people of Osun State and especially rural dwellers.
The statement added that “each edition of the Imole Surgical and medical outreach will benefit over two thousand persons in each federal constituency in every quarter where the exercise will be taking place for two days in the constituency.
“The programme which will be coordinated by the Osun State University Teaching Hospital will be held in State Hospitals in the Iwo, Ede, Ikire, Ila Orangun, Ikirun, Okuku, Ile-Ife, Ilesa, and Ipetu-Ijesa on designated dates.
“Surgeries covered by the free mobile surgical and medical outreach include cataracts, Pterigium, Hernia, Hydrocele, Lipoma, Keloids, and some swellings on the body.
“Medical conditions like hypertension, diabetes, malaria, cough, tuberculosis, and other diseases will also be treated by a team of medical practitioners assembled by the state government to make the quarterly programme a huge success.
“The Governor will flag off the Imole free mobile Surgical and medical outreach on Wednesday 15th of February, 2023 in Iwo Federal Constituency while other constituencies will follow immediately.
“The schedule across federal constituencies are as follows: Iwo (flag off and care) – 15th/ 16th February, Ila Orangun – 22nd/ 23rd February, Ile-Ife – 1st/ 2nd March, Ede- 8th and 9th March, Ikirun – 15th/16th March, Ilesha – 22nd/ 23rd March, Ikire – 29/30th March, Ipetu Ijesha – 5th/6th April, Osogbo – l2th/13th April”.
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