Ogoja LGC Partners KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Of Nigeria For A Medical Outreach

By Justine Ilefa

The Executive Chairman of Ogoja Local Government Council, Hon. Emmanuel Ishabor has partner KNCV Foundation, to conduct free testing and treatment of tuberculosis as well as free testing of all medical ailments.

According to the Executive Chairman, the idea is born out of his love for his people, given that tuberculosis is prevalent in Ogoja Local Government Area.

The Chairman averred that “We can not have any meaningful development in our Local Government Area, when the people’s health is not top most in our priority; we will continue to do everything within our reach to help our people health wise and in other aspects”.

The Council Boss hopes that the people of Ogoja will make good use of the opportunity, to get themselves tested and treatment given to avoid the spread of the disease.

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is a national and international center of expertise for TB control and a medical development organization. The organization is committed to reducing tuberculosis, in and around forty countries, including Nigeria. It does so by means of policy development, technical assistance, advisory services, training programs, capacity building, as well as epidemiological and operational research.

KNCV is active in the following areas: policy development, multi-drug resistant TB, human resource development, research and advocacy.

The mission of KNCV in Ogoja and every part of Nigeria is to eliminate tuberculosis through the development and implementation of effective strategies to fight the disease.

The itinerary for Ogoja Local Government Area, is slated as follows:

1) Monday 15/02/2021- Ishibori playground and Ndok itek.

2) Tuesday 16/02/2021- Ogboja and Igodor.

3) Wednesday 17/02/2021- Ekpogrinya and Egbung.

4) Thursday 18/02/2021- Aragban Mbube and Ogboria Ochoro.

5) Friday 19/02/2021- Idum Mbube and Nigerian Correctional Service.



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