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Free Medical Camp Ongoing

Prof. Stanley Waudo has officially flagged off MKU Free Medical camp at Main Campus in Thika today. The event which is set to offer free medical services will be available to members of the public from today, 30th July, 2018 to Thursday 2nd August, 2018.

Participant during the free medical campParticipant during the free medical campThere will be free lifestyle diseases awareness and cancer screening services at the medical camp whose theme is “My Health is My Wealth: Take the step, reduce the risks”. The Medical Camp is an important engagement with members of the community and it is the Universities Corporate Social Responsibility.

MKU College of Health Sciences team of specialist doctors in conjunction with their colleagues from Nanavati Hospital, India, Kiambu County and Zambezi Hospital will offer the following services for free to the general public, students, alumni and staff;

  • Screening for non -communicable lifestyle diseases- hypertension and diabetes
  • Nutrition assessment and Health education on lifestyle diseases.
  • Cervical cancer screening
  • Breast cancer screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Counseling services
  • Dental/Oral Health services.
  • Voluntary Counseling and Testing (HIV/AIDS)

“We hopes that members of the public will get access to quality cancer and lifestyle diseases screening at no cost. In addition to the screening, visitors to the medical camp will also receive advise on nutrition in addition to enjoying dental services at no cost. We hope to extend similar support to other regions of the Country in future" Dr. Kirira, Director, MKU Foundation.

 

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