World Health Day: Lagos Assembly Partners LASUMSA On Medical Outreach

World Health Day: Lagos Assembly Partners LASUMSA On Medical Outreach

Lagos State House of Assembly, in conjunction with the Lagos State University Medical Students Association (LASUMSA)has kicked off a one-day medical outreach within the assembly complex.

The health programme was held simultaneously at the Lateef Jakande Hall of the assembly, Alausa, Ikeja, and Oba’s Palace in Ibeshe, Ikorodu, Lagos State.

Tests conducted during the medical outreach included blood pressure and blood sugar level tests.

Others included consultations on health matters, education on prevention and treatment of diabetes.

Speaking at the event, Chief of Staff to the Hon. Speaker, Mr. Wale Jafojo said the programme would assist participants in knowing their health status, explaining that the occasion was in celebration of the 2016 World Health Day.

He added that “the message is to maintain good health status and prevent diabetes and other related diseases”, urging people to engage in regular physical exercise.

The president of LASUMSA, Mr. Israel Madu who spoke on behalf of the organisation said over 190 million people suffer from diabetes worldwide.

He said: “Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in society today, and “is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, blindness and kidney disease.”


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