SWITZERLAND, AUGUST 8 – The ongoing Lagos State Free Health Mission taking place at the seven PHC locations to cater for the healthy living of children aged between 1-12 years, has entered its third day.
Earlier on Wednesday parents trooped to the venue for the registration of their wards.
Recall Today’s Echo had reported that the Lagos State government is targeting about 21,000 children in the ongoing free health screening initiative tagged Healthy Bee.
The Public Affairs Officers from the Ministry of Information and Strategy and Health workers, were able to contain the challenge of Crowd control without Rancour.
The heavy human traffic was controlled and patients were distributed, according to the type of ailment .
The total number of patients today at the IGA Idunganran health Center was 750 with 400 females and 350 males.
All registered patients were attended to and treated while some were referred to General Hospital for surgery.
In the ENT section, some adults with eye problem were able to get free glasses.
Data and Statistics unit of the mission stated that the Center had fewer patients with bone deformity and therefore appealed to parents whose wards have this health challenge to bring them to participate in the free program .
Many of the parents present expressed happiness and satisfaction with the program. They also expressed happiness at prompt treatment they received.