Zuri Health hosts first free medical camp in Kawangware
On 11th December 2021, Zuri Health conducted its first free medical health camp in collaboration with CheckUps Medical Hub, Health & Wellness Solutions, Nairobi Metropolitan Health Department at Free Pentecostal Fellowship in Kenya Church (FPFK) located in Kawangware. The aim of hosting the free medical camp was to provide medical attention to the less privileged and to raise awareness about the importance of regular checkups in detecting and curbing chronic ailments early. It was also aimed at providing accessible and affordable healthcare to the common mwananchi who cannot afford quality healthcare services.
The camp included free general medical consultation, Blood pressure monitoring and management, Blood sugar monitoring and management, Body Mass Index measurement, Urinalysis test and community health education and sensitization.The Medical camp was organized in association with CheckUps Medical Clinic with Kenya’s first ultramodern mobile clinic fully equipped with X-rays, lab and diagnostics, HWS mobilized doctors, clinical officers, and nurses, and the Nairobi
Metropolitan Health Department for provision of the necessary permits and medical prescriptions.
The total number of patients attended to during the health camp was 978 including men, women and children across all ages receiving much needed free, quality health care from our qualified medical personnel. The 16-member team included doctors, nurses, clinical officers, and lab technicians who handled various issues of health for the locals. A free physical examination along with free blood sugar and blood pressure tests were provided. The team identified 67% of the patients had underlying issues such as high blood sugar, blood pressure issues they were unaware of, and 49% of the patients were
referred to specialized care for better monitoring.
“As part of our promise in delivering quality and affordable healthcare to all populations regardless of social strata, Zuri Health is strategizing on a nationwide campaign to serve a larger number of people in need of assistance of a similar nature”, said Ikechukwu Anoke, Co-founder, Zuri Health.