NGO targets 3000 Lagos residents for medical outreach 

At least 3000 residents of Lagos State will benefit from a medical outreach with free surgery put together by a Non- Governmental Organisation (NGO) Open Hands Amazing Charitable Organisation.

This is contained in a statement signed by the founder of the NGO,  Dr Magdalene Agada made available to the newsmen in Lagos.

The three-day outreach, covering Ketu, Alapere, Agboyi Waterlog, Mushin, and Ikorodu, starting on June 29 to July 1, 2024, in partnership with Michael Catholic Church Ketu, St. Vincent De Paul Society Ketu Alapere.

“Our NGO for the past five years, has put together life changing health outreaches and interventions in different states of Nigeria, like Egede, Enugu State, Ibuzor, and Akomazi in Delta State, there were also free cleft pallet surgery made possible by this charity

“We will work with some churches, it’s easier that way, religions as they say is the opium of the masses, we know we will see those who are most vulnerable.

“This in addition to hospital equipment donated to health institutions and hospitals across Nigeria, in Rivers, Taraba, Nassarawa ,” she said.

The philanthropist further stated that the medical outreach is not just to run test on participants, but also to give drugs and stipends.

“This time, Open Hands Amazing Charitable Organisation is poised to take its hope train to the centre of excellence, Lagos, precisely we don’t just do medical checks or give drugs, we provide balance meals and stipends to those in need.

“With the support of my friends dependable support of Dr Josephine Ewere, and Dr Aloysius Agada, who are the pillars and strong supporters of the charity.

“We sincerely hope that our beneficiaries conduct themselves well, we have enough to go round and I implore them  to heed the advice of the medical professionals and take your drugs according to prescription.

“Also, don’t forget to pray for the continued strength and success of the donors,” she said.

Treatment will be given for, Tuberculosis, Diabetes, Renal issues, Cancer, Eye screening and others.

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