REPORT FOR THE HON.BARR. O. K.CHINDA SPONSORED OBIO/AKPOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA FREE COMPREHENSSIVE MEDICAL OUTREACH

REPORT FOR THE HON.BARR. O. K.CHINDA SPONSORED OBIO/AKPOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA FREE COMPREHENSSIVE MEDICAL OUTREACH

REPORT FOR THE HON.BARR. O. K.CHINDA SPONSORED OBIO/AKPOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA FREE COMPREHENSSIVE MEDICAL OUTREACH

16TH TO 19TH DEC.2013

The Obio/Akpor Local Government Area Free Medical Outreach which was single-handedly sponsored by Hon.Barr. O.K.Chinda ,is the third (3rd) in the series had a medical work force of Nineteen (19) staff, comprising of Five (5) Medical Doctors, Six (6) Nurses, Two (2) Laboratory technologists and Six (6) Admin./Support Staff, commenced on the 16th day of December 2013, and ended on the 19th day of December 2013.

The free medical outreach covered all residents of the local government (both indigenes and non-indigenes) within the period. There was also free comprehensive eye care for the participant with seven(7) Dispensing Opticians/Optometists at hand to handle the presenting cases During this period, a total number of Six Hundred and fifty eight (658) patients were seen, among which were 64 Adult Males, 317 Adult Females and 277 Adolescent/children within the ages of 3months – 16 year old.

Common laboratory investigation run was Malaria Parasite screen; Widal Test; Full Blood Count; Electrolyte, Urea and Creatinine Screen;Liver function test;Lipid profile and Serum Cholesterol Screen; Haemoglobin ; Blood group/genotype; Urine, Stool and Blood analysis/culture as well as HIV and Hepatitis Screen et ce tera

Drugs/Medical equipment worth millions of naira was sourced and procured for the outreach, the drug include: Analgesics, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Gastro-intestinal Tract agents, Anti-hypertensives, Anti-diabetic, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-tussives/respiratory tract infections drugs, Vitamins/Minerals, injectables and infusion et ce tera. There were also specialist drugs and medications which were prescribed and respectively dispensed to patients.

At the end of the outreach four (4) persons were booked for surgery to be operated soonest.

The outreach did not go without hitches which were noted and will be corrected in future outreaches so also will the need for appropriate/early logistic measures and adequate funding and good renumiration be looked into for avoidable difficulties and problems in the future . It is also pertinent that more hands be considered as well.

On behalf of the entire team I say thank you for considering us for the job to serve humanity.

Dr CPR Chike