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Organisation offers free eye care service in Nasarawa

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Organisation offers free eye care service in Nasarawa

The Islamic Society of Eggonland (ISE), a Non-profit organisation, has provided free eye services to 1,000 people of Nasarawa North Senatorial District of the state.

Mr Umar Galle, the  Secretary General of organisation, made this known on Sunday while addressing newsmen at the end of three days free medical outreach.

Galle said that the exercise aimed at improving on the eye status of the people of the state, considering the importance of eyes to human development.

The secretary general revealed that more than 400 people were provided with reading glasses during the exercise.

“The free medical outreach on eye care service and cataract surgery is part of the Islamic Society of Eggonland’s commitment to improve the health of the people.

“It is also to assist them, considering the present economic situation in the country,” he stressed.

He highlighted that 55 patients benefitted from cataract surgeries during the free medical outreach.

“A number of patients were given drugs for various eye ailments and referrals were made to Eye Specialist Hospitals in Lafia,” he said.

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Galle commended the donors, media and other people for supporting its activities at all times.

He also applauded the Nasarawa State Government for acknowledging and providing the organisation with its facilities for the exercise.

“I want to appreciate the Ministry of Heath and Hospital Management Board for giving us their facilities to carry out this exercise,” he said.

Organisation offers free eye care service in Nasarawa

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