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Open Door Day At The J & A Oben Foundation

Thursday 29 th - Saturday 31 st July, 2021 / Posted by Ms Victorine Neba

Over 170 people receive free dietetic consultations and medical laboratory screening.

As part of its objectives to promote health for all, the J&A Oben Foundation has offered free dietetic consultations and medical laboratory screening to over 170 persons in Yaounde. This took place during a three days Open Day organized on the 29th to 31st of July 2021 in J&A Oben Foundation.

As part of its objectives to promote health for all, the J&A Oben Foundation has offered free dietetic consultations and medical laboratory screening to over 170 persons in Yaounde. This took place during a three days Open Day organized on the 29th to 31st of July 2021 in J&A Oben Foundation.

Pr. Julius Oben Co-founder of J&A Oben Foundation said the foundation thought it necessary to educate locals on the importance of healthy living. “We live in a context where health conditions caused by poor nutrition is prevalent, mainly due to ignorance. So as a foundation, we saw the need to carry out Dietetic consultations and medical laboratory screening to keep locals in check of their health state.” Professor Oben said. He added that the Open Day was an opportunity for the foundation to create awareness on its activities and services.

The free medical laboratory test carried out during the Open Day Included:

  • Blood group and electrophoresis tests
  • Lipid test
  • Chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension, liver and kidney disorders.
  • HIV
  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Typhoid and malaria

The Open Day was also an opportunity for the various departments of the foundation, to showcase their various activities to the general public.

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