Ambode urges Lagosians to embrace early treatment

Ambode urges Lagosians to embrace early treatment

As doctors employed by the Lagos State Government embarked on a 5 -Day Medical mission in Epe area of Lagos, the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that early medical checks are essential  to the detection and prevention of aliments in order to prevent them from becoming chronic.

Ambode, who spoke while flagging off the medical mission said most disease conditions require prompt diagnosis and treatment.

“Medical missions are the easiest way of rendering medical services to the communities as many people do not know their health status for hypertension and diabetes. Hypertension like we all know, is a silent killer, it can start very innocently but by the time you check the blood pressure, you will realise that  it is very high.” Read more

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