MTDI treat over 7000 patients in Sokoto.


MTDI in collaboration with ARD has deployed 120 Doctors in Sanyinna District of Tambuwal Local Government in Sokoto State on Saturday and Sunday with over Seven Thousand 7000 patients as beneficiaries of the free medical and welfare outreach program.

The programme, organised by the Association of Resident Doctors Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital Sokoto (ARD-UDUTH), in collaboration with the Mariya Tambuwal Development Initiative (MTDI concluded a 2-Day free medical outreach campaign in Sanyinna District of Tambuwal Local Area of Sokoto State.

Wife Governor of the Executive Governor of Sokoto State and Founder MTDI Dr. Mariya Aminu Waziri Tambuwal (Uwar Marayu) who was represented by Hajiya Zainab Dogon-Daji flagged-off the outreach alongside the Hon. Chairman Tambuwal Local Government, District Head of Sanyinna, Hon. Member Representing Sanyinna District and other dignitaries.

Some of the services rendered at the one day mission included Medical Consultations, Surgical Operations, Eye/Dental/ENT/ Consultations, Maternal & Childhood Services, Health Education among others.

One of the beneficiaries, Mal. Sani said: ”We have benefited a lot. I have never seen plenty Doctors like this in my life. the Doctors are plenty, friendly and they attended to us very well. They also gave us drugs. I was not feeling fine and they conducted series of tests on me and they have given me drugs and the spoke to me on how to take care of my health.”

Another beneficiary, Malama Rakkiya, said she and her four children had been attended to and drugs have been administered on them. She thanked Dr. Mariya Tambuwal and the ARD for remembering the District “as not everyone can afford to go to the hospital”.

Hajiya Zainab Dogon-Daji who represented H.E. Dr. Mariya Tambuwal, said the initiative was part of the MTDI and ARD partnered for the outreach in order to bridge the gap between the served and underserved members of the society and considering the fact that the human body is sacrosanct and ”that is why we have come out here with the medical team. We have about 120 doctors, laboratory scientists and pharmacists and we are here to treat people for free” she said.

Hajiya Zainab also said MTDI will settle the medical bills of some of the beneficiaries who were diagnosed with chronic diseases.

Abdulqahar Abdullahi Esq
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