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NGO expresses concern over kidney disease in Yobe

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 Spotlight for Transparency and Accountability Initiative an NGO on Tuesday expressed serious concern over prevalence of kidney diseases affecting people in some parts of Yobe Alhaji Modu Mu azu the CEO of the organisation made the concern while briefing news men in Damaturu He emphasised that considering the danger posed by the disease it required quick and drastic measures from the government Mu azu explained that the issue of kidney disease became frightening and alarming with the recent report According to a recent report about 120 to 150 people die in Gashu a Local Government annually of chronic kidney disease About 20 to 30 people are diagnosed with kidney disease every month he said Mu azu also said his organisation launched a campaign ActOnKidneyNow ResueGashu a using a multidimensional approach to support government in addressing the situation He however commended Yobe government efforts in providing free dialysis for the indigenes of the state He urged the government to also find the root cause of the problems and put an end to it Mu azu further called on all people of the state and other stakeholders to participate in the campaign to ensure preventive measures were put in place to protect people of the state NewsSourceCredit NAN
NGO expresses concern over kidney disease in Yobe

1 Spotlight for Transparency and Accountability Initiative, an NGO on Tuesday, expressed serious concern over prevalence of kidney diseases affecting people in some parts of Yobe.
Alhaji Modu Mu’azu, the CEO of the organisation, made the concern while briefing news men in Damaturu.

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2 He emphasised that considering the danger posed by the disease, it required quick and drastic measures from the government.

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3 Mu’azu explained that the issue of kidney disease became frightening and alarming with the recent report.

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4 “According to a recent report, about 120 to 150 people die in Gashu’a Local Government annually of chronic kidney disease.

5 “About 20 to 30 people are diagnosed with kidney disease every month,” he said.

6 Mu’azu also said his organisation launched a campaign ‘#ActOnKidneyNow #ResueGashu’a’, using a multidimensional approach to support government in addressing the situation.

7 He, however, commended Yobe government efforts in providing free dialysis for the indigenes of the state.

8 He urged the government to also find the root cause of the problems and put an end to it.

9 Mu’azu further called on all people of the state and other stakeholders to participate in the campaign to ensure preventive measures were put in place to protect people of the state.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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