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 The Ilorin Emirate Medical Doctors Group IEMDG has treated more than 1000 patients in the last one year free of charge It also gave free drugs to beneficiaries its vice president Dr Abdulkadir Ahmed told newsmen in Ilorin on Saturday He spoke on the side lines of the group s 2022 Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference Ahmed said the group also treated about 500 patients for free as part of its community outreach at Balogun Gambari community in Ilorin Ahmed said the group conducted career counselling in schools during the period He noted that economic hardships had impacted negatively on the ability of many to access medical care and pleaded with philanthropists to assist the indigent to enrol in the National Health Insurance Scheme He explained that with N6 000 an individual could enrol in the scheme and access health services Ahmed is also the chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association in Kwara In his remarks Dr Suleiman Adana deputy secretary of the IEMDG said it was poised to give back to the society and stressed the need for health education in communities He observed that health literacy level was low in communities and pledged that the group would continue to reach out to the grassroots A member of the group Dr Ahmed Abdullahi of the Federal Medical Centre Abeokuta also urged well meaning Nigerians to give back to the society by funding the enrolment of the indigent in the NHIS The group was established in 2016 and has 300 members within the country and in the diaspora NewsSourceCredit NAN
Ilorin indigenous doctors offer free treatment, drugs to 1000 patients

Ilorin Emirate Medical Doctors Group

The Ilorin Emirate Medical Doctors Group (IEMDG) has treated more than 1000 patients in the last one year free of charge.

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Abdulkadir Ahmed

It also gave free drugs to beneficiaries, its vice-president, Dr Abdulkadir Ahmed, told newsmen in Ilorin on Saturday.

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Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference

He spoke on the side-lines of the group’s 2022 Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference.

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Balogun Gambari

Ahmed said the group also treated about 500 patients for free as part of its community outreach at Balogun Gambari community in Ilorin.

Ahmed said the group conducted career counselling in schools during the period.

National Health Insurance Scheme

He noted that economic hardships had impacted negatively on the ability of many to access medical care and pleaded with philanthropists to assist the indigent to enrol in the National Health Insurance Scheme.

He explained that with N6,000 an individual could enrol in the scheme and access health services.

Medical Association

Ahmed is also the chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association in Kwara.

Suleiman Adana

In his remarks, Dr Suleiman Adana, deputy secretary of the IEMDG, said it was poised to give back to the society and stressed the need for health education in communities.

He observed that health literacy level was low in communities and pledged that the group would continue to reach out to the grassroots.

Ahmed Abdullahi

A member of the group, Dr Ahmed Abdullahi of the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, also urged well-meaning Nigerians to give back to the society by funding the enrolment of the indigent in the NHIS.

The group was established in 2016 and has 300 members within the country and in the diaspora.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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