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Nasarawa : PCN Renders Affordable Medical Service, Takes over Sandaji Hospital


Umar Abdullahi, Jos
The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), Nasarawa state command has taken over Sandaji Medical Centre,Lafia  in order to provide medical services at affordable rate to patients and  improve on the health status of the people in the state.
The state commandant Mr. Bala Joshua of the command made this known yesterday when he embarked on a medical tour with journalists and other management staff of the corps in hospital, Lafia.
News Now recalls that in Jan, 2017, the state commandant of the corps has freed 6 inmates in Wamba prison yard, freed 5 inmates in Lafia prison yard and donated over N200, 000 to the sick ones and orphans in the state.
He said that the aim of  assessing the facilities in the hospital signified official take over of the hospital by the management of the state command of PCN.
“We felt that, we should officially notify the press and the general public on the taken over of the medical activities at the Sandaji hospital by our command in order to provide health services to the people of the state at affordable rate.
“We have entered in to agreement with the management of the Sandaji hospital for us to take over the hospital and we have already deployed our health personnel as you can see to render medical services to the people.
“We want to give the people the opportunity to access quality health care services at affordable rate not as being highly charge by private hospitals as we all know that government hospital are over stretch, hence the need for us to assist the needy.
“We have done all these gesture to the people of the state especially the less privileged as part of our social responsibility to improve on their standard of living and to boost the socio-economic development of the state and the country at large,” he said.
According to him, “The corps has qualified health personnel on ground as they are already in touch with visiting health consultants that are going to assist our health personnel on ground in order to run the hospital effectively.
Joshua further call on the Muslims faithful and other Nigerians to use the Ramadan period to pray for the peace and unity of the country.
The state corps commandant urged Nigerians to be law abiding, respect constituted authorities and to live in peace irrespective of ethnic, religious and political affiliation for the overall development of the country.
Our correspondent reports that the corps commandant inspected facilities at the consulting room, Laboratory, ultra sound room, X-Ray, pharmacy unit, theater, labour room, out patient room, male and female ward among others.
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