Islamic Medical Association Builds 2 Hospitals In Gombe

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As part of its contribution to the well-being of the residents of Gombe State, the state chapter of the Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria (IMAN) has provided two health facilities in the state capital.

The chairman of the association, Nasir Ishaq, disclosed this yesterday to journalists when he spoke on the activities of the group.

He said one of the hospitals was provided at Dukku Park and has a team of specialists drawn from its members that can attend to patients with various ailments and needs.

Ishaq added that the other one sited at bye-pass road was under construction noting that their services are accessible and affordable for all residents of the state irrespective of their faiths.

Also, the chairman committee for project execution and implementation, Dr Ibrahim Adamu, explained that deductions are being made from the members’ salaries to finance the group’s activities.

He said other donors were free to donate for the ongoing projects.

According to him, the association built mosques in health facilities in the state including that of the Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe, Specialists Hospital, Gombe, and has “drugs cupboards” in all general hospitals in 11 local government areas of the state where underprivileged patients get free prescribed drugs.


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