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NMA treat 800 inmates , conduct free medical service in plateau prison.


Umar Abdullahi ,jos


The Plateau State Chapter of  Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has conducted a free medical service to inmates of jos prison which captured more than 800 inmates  benefited from the services offered.

NMA chairman, Plateau State Dr.Daniel Meshak stated this yeaterday during ' a one day ' free medication exercise organized by the state chapter of the association held in jos prison beside NPS headquarters jos.

Meshak explain that the outreach is geared towards complementing the effort of the Federal Government in  ensuring that inmates get good access to comprehensive health as well as to identify other areas of health needs for proper intervention.

He noted that the one day medical programme saw inmates undergo general consultation, eye check, dental treatment and surgery on lipoma excision, herniarrophy, tooth extraction and appendicitis.

He maintain that medical team also gave a health talk on personal hygiene and distributed toiletries.

Responding ,the Controller of Prisons Plateau State Command, commended NMA for the kind gesture and contributions rendered to the Nigerian Prison Service.

The controller who was represented by the Deputy controller of Prisons in-charge Jos Prison, Makale Kurmi  calls on  spirited individuals and other professional bodies, NGOs, to emulate this good effort towards improving the general conditions of inmates in custody.

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