By Tobias Lengnan Dapam
The federal government said it has concluded arrangements for the formal flag off of the Integrated Medical Outreach Programme (I-MOP).
A statement issued yesterday by Mohammad Ohitoto Head, Public Relations of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), said the program which is an initiative of the Muhammadu Buhari – led Federal Government, is aimed at bringing succour to underserved and unreached Nigerians, especially mothers and children of age zero to two years.
“The Integrated Medical Outreach Programme (I-MOP) will provide free primary healthcare services such as immunization, treatment of minor ailments, health talks, counseling services, screening for non-communicable diseases and general medical consultations to Nigerians.”
The statement said the three rounds of the Integrated Medical Outreach Programme (I-MOP) will be implemented in 409 lowest performing LGAs and medical outreaches in each of the 109 Senatorial Districts across the 36 states and FCT between March and June 2020.
The first round of the Integrated Medical Outreach Programme will take place at selected primary healthcare centres between 23rd and 27th March 2020 in all states of the federation and the FCT.