Hundreds of Mvita Constituency residents have benefitted from a free medical camp fully sponsored by Mvita constituency Parliamentary aspirant Said Mohammed Twaha.
The residents benefitted from free medical check-ups, treatment of various ailments, wound treatment and dressing, further referrals and appointment for further medical examination.
Speaking during the three-day fully sponsored medical camp, Mr Twaha said nothing sooth his heart more than seeing the less fortunate families getting medical attention without spending a single cent.
Twaha says only healthy community will drive the constituency’s economy, a reason why he has been investing in the health sector.
“Health is among my priorities as a seek Mvita legislative seat, it is in my ‘to do list’ and I am looking forward to ensure my people get the best quality medical treatment if I sail into leadership,” disclosed Mr Twaha.
He said the medical camp has benefited people from as far as Likoni, Nyali and Changamwe constituencies who camped at Majengo with various ailments seeking treatment and further referrals, follow-ups and any other relevant medical attention.
“We are doing this exercise now and we are focusing on conducting such exercises in future so that the health our people remain at the bottom of our hearts,” he noted.
On his part, Majengo/Mwembe tayari Ward representative aspirant Shuffat Mohammed blamed Mombasa county government for failing to improve on the health sector in the county.
Mohammed reiterated the need for the future county government to ensure Mombasa residents get quality medical services unconditionally.
“The current Mombasa county government has failed in face-lifting the health sector, I urged the incoming government to ensure health becomes a priority,” said Mohammed.
On her part, the lead nurse at Majengo dispensary Sharon Cheptoo noted that the turn up for the medical camp was overwhelming.
“Ranging from High blood pressure, breast cancer screening, skin ailments, among other diseases have been examined, treated, and as well referred to specialists,” revealed Ms Cheptoo.
She said all those beneficiaries and those in need of further medical examination will be closely monitored so that they are fully assisted in the recovery journey.