Aged People Benefit As Matrix Energy Organizes Free Medical Outreach For Its Host Communities
Over a hundred aged persons from 60years above, have benefitted from a week-long free medical outreach, organized by Matrix Energy Group, for people in its host communities of Ifie, Ubeji, Egbokodo, Ijalla-Ikenren and Aja-Etan, in Warri South Local Government Area, Delta State.
The medical outreach, which began Monday May 31 to round-off Saturday June 5, held at the Ogiame Ikenwoli Hospital, Ubeji-Warri, which was built and equipped by the leading indigenous oil and gas company, Matrix Energy Group.
The Head of Health, Safety Security & Environment, HSSE, Matrix Energy Group, Mr. Fredrick Olomuro, who represented the management of Matrix Energy, explained to newsmen Friday June 4 that the Ogiame Ikenwoli Hospital, Ubeji, was built and equipped by the company to provide easy access to standard medi-care to people of its host communities and members of the public in the area.
Mr. Fredrick Olomuro, fielding questions from newsmen at Ogiame Ikenwoli Hospital, Ubeji
Olomuro, stated that the programme, was an opportunity to reach out to the elderlies, saying the aged people who are the primary focus, can register and would be provided ambulance services, even with phone call, whenever there is emergency, for a token.
The Matrix Energy HSSE Boss, urged people living within the five Warri South Communities of Ifie, Ubeji, Egbokodo, Ijalla-Ikenren and Aja-Etan as well as other members of the public, to make good use of the medical facility and take advantage of the week-long free medicare.
Medical Director of Ogiame Ikenwoli Hospital, Ubeji, Dr. Olisa Olusegun, mentioned Consultation /Counselling, Blood Pressure Check, Calculation of BMI, Blood Sugar Check, Outpatient Treatment of uncomplicated diabetes and Hypertension as well as launching of Geriatric care, as health challenges covered by the free medicare.
Mercy Ukueje and other beneficiaries, who spoke to newsmen, appreciated Matrix Energy Group for the programme and encouraged others to take advantage of the medical facility.
One of the patients, Mercy Ukueje (right) undergoing medical examination from a medics at the Hospital
Medical professionals were on ground to diagnose and administer drugs to beneficiaries, after checking of vital signs, collation of data as well as dispensing.
Front view of Ogiame Ikenwoli Hospital, Ubeji, Warri
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