OYO STATE GOVERNMENT PROVIDES FREE TUBERCULOSIS TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS

The Oyo State Government has made provisions for free screening and treatment in all the health facilities across the state for individuals with a persistent cough suspected to be Tuberculosis.

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Azeez Adeduntan stated this at the weekend in Ibadan.

Dr Azeez said that the free screening and treatment initiative of the present administration is to reduce the spread of Tuberculosis in the society, noting that all health facilities in the 33 Local Government Areas and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) have been mandated and mobilised to effectively carry out Tuberculosis screening and treatment.

The commissioner enjoined any individual with persistent cough to visit health facilities for check-up.

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