The SCFN Community Medical Outreach was held on Thursday, 9th of June 2022, at the premises of the Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development Area Secretariat. It was a well-attended programme with 500+ beneficiaries. The outreach is in line with our objective of advocacy, information and education at the grassroots level.
The community outreach comprised the following activities:
A short talk on SCD by Dr Annette Akinsete – CEO/ND SCFN, followed by a question and answer session.
Free Genotype and Blood Group testing for 500 people, including children and school-age teenagers.
Free medical consultation, including genetic counselling, prescription and provision of drugs to those with symptoms, complaints or signs of illness.