FLAG OFF OF FREE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING AND SURGICAL INTERVENTION AMONG POLICE OFFICERS AGED 40YEARS AND ABOVE IN ANAMBRA STATE

ANAMBRA STATE POLICE COMMAND DIARY:

In line with the resolve of the Inspector-general of Police IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu,NPM,mni to improve the welfare of the Police for effective service delivery through the provision of a Comprehensive health care facilities,the Nigeria police medical Services in conjunction with Stanley Medical foundation and sponsored by Hon Dozie Nwanlwo has today 29/9/2020 flagged off free prostate screening and surgical intervention for all Police officers above 40yrs in Anambra State.

The Programme kick started at the Command Conference Hall,State headquarters Awka with a presentation on “Prostate awareness,symptoms and prevention” by Dr Tim Mbaeri a consultant surgeon from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching hospital Nnewi(NAUTH).

In his remarks,the Commissooner of Police CP John B. Abang,fdc thanked the Stanley Medical Foundation and other sponsors for choosing Anambra State Command as the pilot Command for this laudable initiative.The CP also extended the appreciation of the Inspector-general of Police IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu,NPM,mni and enjoined all Police officers within the age brackets to avail themselves with this opportunity and go for the screening as a precautionary measure against Prostate Cancer.

Meanwhile,other dignitaries who graced the occasion includes the Hon Commissioner for Health Anambra State Dr Vincent Okpala,Coordinator Stanley Medical foundation(SMF)Dr Stanley Boniface,representative of Hon Dozie Nwankwo ,Ichie Ufoma Ojua and Hon.Dr Cater Dikeh Umeh(Chairman House Committee on Health)ably represented by Hon.Tony Ngonadi.

Consequently,the officers proceeded to the Ultra modern Police hospital Amawbia for the commencement of the Prostate screening as well as cholesterol and blood sugar testing.

SP Haruna Mohammed PPRO Anambra State Police Command,
For-Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command.