REPORT ON THE FREE MEDICAL OUTREACH ORGANIZED BY LIWOCARE ABUJA
(AN ARM OF LIVING WORD MINISTRIES INC. ABUJA REGION) HELD AT 1ST AVENUE, GWARIMPA
(CHURCH PREMISES) ON 25TH OCTOBER, 2014.
The outreach began by 7am with registration and health talk by Sis. Florence Mbogu. A total of 137 persons were registered. Services provided during the outreach include:
EYE SCREENING AND DISTRUBUTION OF EYE DRUGS AND GLASSES.
BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING/ EXAMINATION HANDLED BY MARIE STOPES INT’L NIG.
GENERAL MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND DISTRUBUTION OF DRUGS
LABORATORY TEST SUCH AS HIV AND BLOOD SUGAR.
ANALYSIS OF THE VARIUOS HEALTH SERVICES RENDERED AND THEIR RESULT ARE AS FOLLOWS:
ANALYSIS OF LABORATORY TESTS
|BLOOD SUGAR (Total Number Screened)||77|
|Total Fasting Blood Sugar||17|
|Total Random Blood Sugar||60|
|HIV SCREENING (Total Number Screened)||61|
|Number found positive was (mother and daughter)||2|
|EYE SCREENING AND DISTRUBUTION OF EYE DRUGS AND GLASSES|
|The total number of persons screened||100|
|The total number of glasses distributed||82|
|Total number of glasses not distributed||18|
|GENERAL MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND DISTRUBUTION OF DRUGS|
|The total number of persons attended to||35|
|BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING/ EXAMINATION HANDLED BY MARIE STOPES INT’L NIG.|
|The total number of persons attended to||65|
|The total number of persons screened for Cervical Cancer||22|
|The total number of persons found positive with Cervical Cancer||2|
|The total number of persons screened for Breast Examination||35|
|The total number of persons found positive with Breast lumps||3|
|The total number of persons who benefited from family planning||3|
The outreach was a success and those who God used to do this include:
3 Medical Doctors
5 Eye Doctors
3 Lab scientists
14 LIWOCARE MEMBERS.
A total of N428, 370 was contributed by 23 persons both Liwocare members and other church members while the total amount spent on the outreach was N417, 230. During the counselling section, a lady- Mrs ijeoma Bob-Arinze who came from kuje Area Council was discovered to have need for material support and 2 counsellor : Sis Ngozi Alichi and Sis. Nene Uzuegbu contributed N3, 000 and Barrister Ekwekwo contributed N3, 000 which was used to buy food stuff worth N5, 000 and transport fare worth N1, 000. The Outreach ended at 3.45pm.