KDF, KMPDU Conduct Two-Day Free Medical Camp in Turkana County

A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Medical Officer, Lieutenant (Dr) Agnes Ngima provides medical consultation to residents of Turkana County during a two-day free medical camp conducted by KDF and Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union in Turkana County on 31 May 2019 and 1 June 2019.

A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Medical Officer, Lieutenant (Dr) Agnes Ngima provides medical consultation to residents of Turkana County during a two-day free medical camp conducted by KDF and Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union in Turkana County on 31 May 2019 and 1 June 2019.

Medical personnel from the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) and the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) conducted a two-day free medical camp in Turkana County on 31 May 2019 and 1 June 2019.

Over six thousand residents of Lokichar and Morulem centres were attended to by KDF Medical Doctors and KMPDU personnel, who included consultant specialists, general practitioners, dentists, pharmacists, nurses and community health workers. The medical personnel conducted cataract surgeries, screening of eyes, cervical cancer screening and general surgeries.

The KDF team of medical officers was led by Captain (Dr) Fanuel Ojwang’. KMPDU was led by its Secretary General, Dr Ouma Oluga.

In his remarks, Dr. Olunga appreciated the tireless efforts of KDF in ensuring the medical team and equipments from Nairobi and Eldoret were flown safely to and from Turkana County. “We thank the KDF leadership for availing medical personnel to serve alongside the KMPDU personnel, as well as their aircrafts to convey personnel and equipment to Turkana,” Dr. Oluga said.

Government and County officials present during the two-day medical camp included Turkana Deputy Governor Peter Lotethiro, Turkana South MP James Lomenen, among others.

A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Medical Officer, Captain (Dr) Fanuel Ojwang’ examines a child during a two-day free medical camp conducted by KDF and the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) in Turkana County on 31 May 2019 and 1 June 2019.A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Medical Officer, Captain (Dr) Fanuel Ojwang’ examines a child during a two-day free medical camp conducted by KDF and the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) in Turkana County on 31 May 2019 and 1 June 2019.
A medical practitioner from the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) attends to residents of Turkana County during a two-day free medical camp conducted by the Union and the Kenya Defence Forces in Turkana County on 31 May 2019 and 1 June 2019.A medical practitioner from the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) attends to residents of Turkana County during a two-day free medical camp conducted by the Union and the Kenya Defence Forces in Turkana County on 31 May 2019 and 1 June 2019.

 

A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Medical Officer, Lieutenant (Dr) Agnes Ngima attends to a child in Turkana County during a two-day free medical camp conducted by KDF and Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union in Turkana County on 31 May 2019 and 1 June 2019.A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Medical Officer, Lieutenant (Dr) Agnes Ngima attends to a child in Turkana County during a two-day free medical camp conducted by KDF and Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union in Turkana County on 31 May 2019 and 1 June 2019.
Residents of Morulem in Turkana East Sub-County queue to access medical attention during a two-day free medical camp conducted by the Kenya Defence Forces and the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacist and Dentist Union in Turkana County on 31 May 2019 and 1 June 2019. Residents of Morulem in Turkana East Sub-County queue to access medical attention during a two-day free medical camp conducted by the Kenya Defence Forces and the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacist and Dentist Union in Turkana County on 31 May 2019 and 1 June 2019.