The Eko Club Atlanta, United States of America has given free healthcare services to over 500 Lagos State Parks and Garages (LASPAG) members.
The project is being undertaken in conjunction with individual donors and LASPAG.
A day-free medical rescue mission was held yesterday at the LASPAG Secretariat at Agege, Lagos to begin a week-long healthcare mission.
Eko Club Atlanta is an organisation with rich experience in medical outreach projects.
The Chairman of Medical Mission, Eko Club Atlanta Free Health Mission, Mr. Deji Thanni-Olodo, said medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, ophthalmologists, optometrists, pharmacy technicians and logistics workers, treated the huge number of people at the event are cut across professionals from the US and Nigeria.
Deji said the team offered free healthcare check services including hypertension screening, laboratory testing, dental check, eye screening, diabetes screening, COVID-19 vaccination, free medication, general consultation and treatment.
The President, Eko Club Atlanta, Mr Deji Ajiboye, said the purpose of the mission is to give back to society.
The Vice President of the Club, Mr Adewale Jafojo, stated that Eko Club has been embarking on the free health mission every two years since the renovation of Randle Hospital in 2006.
He explained that the mission paused since the birth of the COVID-19 pandemic that ravaged the world.
Jafojo expressed further that over 50 medical personnel came from the US on self-paid to attend the week-long healthcare mission.
The Chairman LASPAG, Mr Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo, thanked members of the Eko Club Atlanta and other medical personnel who attended the event.
He emphasized his members’ regular check-ups.