Ekiti State Government Announces Free Surgical Mission For Residents 

Ekiti State Government Announces Free Surgical Mission For Residents

Ekiti State Government, under the exemplary leadership of His Excellency, Governor Biodun Oyebanji, is pleased to announce the launch of a comprehensive Free Surgical Mission aimed at providing essential surgical care to residents of the state. This initiative is part of our ongoing commitment to improve healthcare accessibility and outcomes for the people of Ekiti State.

The Free Surgical Mission, which will be conducted across various healthcare facilities in the state, will cater to a wide range of surgical needs, including but not limited to:

Caesarian Section
Hernia repairs
Cataract surgeries
Lump removals
Fibroid Removal
Hydrocele (IPA)
Some other minor and major surgical procedures

The initiative is designed to ensure that all residents, particularly those who are underserved and financially disadvantaged, have access to necessary surgical interventions without the burden of cost.

Key Objectives of the Free Surgical Mission include:

Enhance Healthcare Access: Providing free surgical services to residents who might otherwise be unable to afford such care.
Improved Health Outcomes: Addressing surgical conditions that can significantly impact quality of life and overall health.
Reduce healthcare Disparities: Ensuring equitable healthcare delivery across all socioeconomic groups within Ekiti State.

Implementation Plan:
Enrollment: Enrollment is currently ongoing at our primary health care facilities in all wards across the state. To enroll, you will need to provide your NIN and a passport photograph.
Surgical Procedures: The surgeries will be performed at selected hospitals equipped with the necessary facilities and personnel to ensure safe and effective outcomes.

Follow-Up Care: Post-surgical follow-up and rehabilitation services will be provided to ensure full recovery and address any complications promptly.

Governor Biodun Oyebanji’s approval of this free-surgical mission underscores his administration’s dedication to fostering a healthier and more resilient Ekiti State.

We aim to uplift the well-being of our citizens and build a more robust healthcare system by eliminating financial barriers to essential surgical care

We call on all eligible residents to take advantage of this opportunity.

For more information, please contact the Ekiti State Health Insurance Scheme at 08033203314, 08067984529, 0803 935 3420 and 0806 252 0769

Together, we are committed to making Ekiti State a beacon of health and wellness for all.

Dr. Oyebanji Filani
Commissioner for Health and Human Services
Ekiti State.

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