Rotary Club, UCH screen 118 people for eye diseases


No fewer than 118 residents of Oyedeji Community in Igbo Elerin, Lagelu North Local Government Area of Ibadan have benefited from the free eye screening carried out by the Rotary Club of Ibadan, Jericho-Metro.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the exercise was a collaboration of Rotary Club of Ibadan, Jericho-Metro and the Department of Ophthalmology, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.

Kunle Are, the President of the club of Ibadan said on Sunday that substantial funding for the outreach was provided by Kakanfo Inn and the Conference Centre, Ibadan.

According to the Rotary president, the exercise was part of Rotary’s corporate Social Responsibility to provide free healthcare services for the communities, school children and people at the grassroots.

He disclosed that 118 patients were screened, for various eye diseases, including cataract, glaucoma and…

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