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NYSC conducts free medical outreach in Yola

The Medical and Health Community Development Service Group of the NYSC has conducted massive free screening for over four hundred students and teachers at General Murtala Muhammed College, Jimeta Yola, Adamawa State.

This is contained in a statement signed by Coordinator NYSC Adamawa state, Ibrahim Tukur.

The screening was targeted at Hepatitis C and B as well as HIV-AIDS including free consultation and administration of drugs to the beneficiaries.

According to a statement from the scheme, the medical outreach was flagged off by the Coordinator NYSC Adamawa State, Ibrahim Tukur,

In a remark, the Schedule Officer of the CDS Group, Mr. Ishaya Shingu, expressed appreciation to the pharmaceutical companies that supported the medical outreach.

He also commended the corps members for their sacrifice and selfless service to humanity which were the tenets of the NYSC scheme.

Earlier, the CDS President stated that the Medical and Health CDS had so far carried out countless similar free medical outreach, particularly to the less privileged.

Report by Sandra Udeike, edited by Abdullahi Lamino