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The Central Islamic Organization of Guyana (CIOG) in collaboration with the Brother Mansoor and Family of Canada last Sunday hosted a Medical Outreach for the general public at the Bath Settlement Masjid located at Bath Settlement on the West Coast of Berbice.
The outreach was supported by The Guyana Cancer Foundation, National Aids Program Secretariat, National Blood Transfusion Services, Dauntless Professional Therapeutic Bodyworks, Mike’s Pharmacy, Sunflower Counseling & Consultancy Guyana Inc., International Development Relief Foundation, Ministry of Public Health and West Demerara Medical Outreach Team.
The primary purpose of the outreach was to provide medical assistance to the general public. The services provided at the outreach were Blood Pressure, Glucose, HIV and STI testing, Dentistry and ENT Services, Mental Health Counseling, Therapeutic Massage and Physiotherapy with medical advice from General and Specialty Doctors and provision of over the counter and prescription medication. The medical team was able to provide care to over 150 persons inclusive of the elderly, children and the differently abled.
In additional to the medical services provided, the recipients were issued with items that catered for their daily needs inclusive of hand sanitizers, Disinfectant wipes, face mask, clothing, adult and children pampers, foot wear, etc.