The Rotary Club of Warri, under District 9141of Rotary International, on Friday July 26, held Hepatitis B zero awareness campaign in Warri, as part of efforts to sensitize people of the inherent dangers of the decease, how to prevent it as well as get cure.
Cross section of Rotary Club of Warri Medical team: Rotarian Bridget Ideji (right) Rotarian J.A Edun (left) & others at Central Hospital Warri
In an exclusive interview, the 41st and second female President of Rotary Club of Warri, Rotarian Bridget Ideji, told Our Senior Correspondent that the campaign which was in partnership with Rotary International, will assist those with Hepatitis B disease with free drugs.
She noted that Hepatitis B which is a liver disease, should be treated as soon as it is detected.
Rotarian Ideji stressed the need for people to pay adequate attention to their health and go for routine medical check- up, so as to detect any ailment at early stage.
Rotarian Bridget Ideji
She commended people of Warri for their massive turn out during the exercise and assured of provision of drugs as well as efforts to complete the Physiotherapy building at the Central Hospital, Warri.
Chairman of the Hepatitis Zero awareness campaign, Rotarian Sheriff Mulade urged those resident in Warri and environs to take advantage of the exercise.