Free Medical Camp for Juja Residents

An eye check up for one of the residents

The Fifth Year medicine students in collaboration with Juja Sub-county health management team staged a free medical camp at the Gachororo Health Centre, in Juja on April 20, 2019. During the event, the residents received a number of services that included health education, nutritional assessment, family planning and HIV screening. Also provided were eye examination, laboratory services, cancer screening and curative services.

The medicine student participants at the end of the camp

During the camp, more than 400 residents benefited from the free health services. The event was aligned to the School of Medicine’s strategy to partner with the community in identifying, and resolving health related challenges in the community.

The camp was supported by Kiambu County, Texas Cancer Centre, Marie Stopes Kenya, Family Health Options Kenya, Coca Cola, Juja Modern Hospital, Mount Kenya University and Bright Eye Optic

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