The Rotary Club of Abuja Prestige, as of Saturday, donated medical equipment and materials to the Jabu Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) on Dutse-Bwari road, Abuja, the nation’s capital. Items donated included delivery couch, baby weighing scale, drip stand steel equipment, 20 pieces of plastic chairs and blood pressure equipment.
Maryam Mohammed Abdurrahman, the health officer, Dutsen Makaranta Healthcare Centre, who received the items, commended Rotary for the gesture and said the 10-year old center, have had challenges which included lack of facilities, working equipment, and dilapidated structure.
Ijoga Felicity, President of Rotary International, said the event which was supposed to hold during the Yuletide season, was a way of giving out to the society and reaching those that were in dire need and said Rotary approached the Chief of Jabu village, which is its adopted community.
She said there are 41 Rotary clubs in Abuja and each adopts a certain community, the Rotary Club of Abuja Prestige thereafter met with the management of the hospital which gave a list of the needs of the clinic.