Gbalu Medical outreach

March 2007 – The medical outreach was to Gbalu Village in Paikoro Local Government Area of Niger State. People from six other adjoining villages also came for medical attention during the outreach. Over 200 people came with various ailments, ranging from malaria cases, Gastroenteritis, to skin diseases. There was massive de-worming exercise for children and adults alike. Also carried out was general blood pressure check-up on all adults that came for the outreach. Those discovered to have high blood pressure were counseled and advised to seek medical attention at the hospital. Health Education Programme was carried out on personal hygiene and environmental sanitation. A film was shown on HIV/AIDS, titled, “Breaking the Silence,” which was translated in Hausa language.

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