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Over 2000 residents of Durum village in Bauchi local government receives free test on HIV, hepatitis, Tuberculosis and other diseases.

Over two thousand people from durum village of Bauchi local government area were given free medical services conducted by West African collage of physicians- Nigeria chapter.

The exercise which involves Tuberculosis sample examination, blood test on hepatitis A and B, HIV as well as Malaria was in collaboration with The Bauchi state government and Abubakar Tafawa Balewa university teaching hospital Bauchi.

During the exercise, National Chairman of the college in Nigeria, Dr. Aboyi Jeremiah Madaki said the collage is an umbrella for the training of consultant medical doctors across the west African countries.

Dr. Madaki who is also the vice president of the college in the region explained that all the stakeholders in the healthcare sector from west

African countries will be in Bauchi for the association’s Annual General Meeting.

Also speaking at event, the Permanent secretary Bauchi state ministry of health represented by the Director Admin and Human resource, Alh. Yakubu Ibrahim Kyarana affirmed the state government commitment toward synergizing with the college training and retraining of it personnel so as to bridge the man power gap in the healthcare sector of the state.

In his remarks, The village head of Durum, Malam Nasiru Musa Ahmadu commended WACP and the stakeholders for choosing Durum village and prayed for the successful conduct of the scheduled activities of the AGM in Bauchi

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