Matrix Energy Organises Free Medical Outreach for elderly people
By Tetsoma Neyin
As part of its social responsibility, Matrix Energy in collaboration with Ogiame Ikenwoli Hospital have yet again given back to its host communities by organising free medical outreach for the elderly people.
More than hundred elderly persons from 60 years and above, who are from Ifie, Ubeji, Egbokodo, Ijalla-Ikenren and Aja-Etan, in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State have benefitted from a week-long free medical outreach, organized by Matrix Energy Group.
The medical outreach, which began Monday May 31 to round-off Saturday June 5, at the Ogiame Ikenwoli Hospital, Ubeji-Warri, sees Medical professionals who were on ground to diagnose and administer drugs to patients, after checking of vital signs, collation of data as well as dispensing.
Warri Voice Newspaper gathered that the magnificent Ogiame Ikenwoli hospital was built and equipped by the leading indigenous oil and gas company, Matrix Energy Group as a way of giving back to the society.
Addressing newsmen, Friday June 4, representative of Matrix Energy Group, Mr. Fredrick Olomuro, Head of Health Safety Security & Environment, HSSE, beckoned on people living within the five Warri South Communities 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, as the aged who are their primary focus can register and have access to ambulance services, just with a phone call whenever there is an emergency in a very subsidized amount.
The Medical Director of Ogiame Ikenwoli Hospital, Ubeji, Dr. Olisa Olusegun who also spoke to newsmen, said that 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, are the health challenges covered by the free medical outreach programme organised by Matrix Energy.