ANHEJ Partners NGO To Organize Medical Outreach For Journalists In FCT

By Blessing David

Concerned by the burden of work on journalists which puts immense pressure on their eyes through the use of laptops, Iphones, desktop and other electronic gadgets, the Association of Nigeria Health Journalists, (ANHEJ), in partnership with a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO)- Excellent Leadership For Sustainable Development and Good Governance has concluded plans to hold a medical outreach for journalists in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ)and Federal Radio corporation of Nigeria FRCN Chapel are  also part of the collaboration.  

The president Association of Nigerian  Health Journalists Hassan Zaggi says,  the medical outreach is aimed at providing journalists, who, due to the nature of their work,are not able  to  go to the hospital regularly for routine checks, especially the condition of their eyes,  the opportunity to check their health status.

The medical outreach is a timely opportunity  to conduct  vital checks and  eyes screening for the journalists.

Mr zaggi noted that the  medical outreach which will be  comprehensive will enable the  partner- Excellent Leadership For Sustainable Development And Good Governance bring a consortium of health experts who are specialists in different fields.

The outreach will be  conducted from  10am to 6pm  on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at Radio House, Abuja.

The president therefore  advised journalists to  take responsibility of their health by always creating time for regular routine  checkup . 

The outreach  he said ,is  therefore, an opportunity for Journalists in the FCT to key in as ‘health they say is wealth’.

Hassan zaggi    advised Journalists in the FCT to  take advantage of this opportunity and come out enmasse to check their vital signs and most especially, the condition of their  eyes which is the gateway to their  bod

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

scroll to top