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OONI'S BIRTHDAY: URINARY TRACT INFECTION PATIENTS, OTHERS BENEFIT FROM HAI-SPONSORED FREE HEALTHCARE SERVICE (PHOTOS)

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Several natives and residents of Ile-Ife especially people suffering from Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) related diseases, were on Friday given free healthcare services, sponsored by Hopes Alive Initiative (HAI), in celebration of the birthday anniversary of the Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II. The initiative which held at the prominent Oba Okunade Sijuwade Memorial Hall, Enuwa, Ile-Ife, was sponsored by HAI, under the leadership of Princess Temitope Adesegun, to assist the poor and other vulnerable persons. The exercise which includes quality medical advice on the prevention, maintenance and complete cure of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), played host to many beneficiaries with special preference for the elderly and women. Aside from the free medical checkup and advice, free drugs and other medications as recommended by doctors on ground were equally administered to the participants who trooped in from all walks of life. Beneficiaries who took tur

Ooni's Birthday: Hundreds Benefit From Iyalaje Oodu-Sponsored Free Healthcare Services

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Hundreds of natives and residents of Ile-Ife especially the aged members in the ancient city on Wednesday benefited from the free healthcare services, sponsored by the Iyalaje Oodua, Princess (Dr.) Toyin Kolade, in celebration of the birthday anniversary of the Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II. The initiative which held at the prominent Oba Okunade Sijuwade Memorial Hall, Enuwa, Ile-Ife, was put together by the Iyalaje Oodua to assist the poor and other vulnerable persons particularly those suffering from High Blood Pressure and Diabetes. Iyalaje Oodua, Represented by a public health expert, Dr Juliana Harriman praised beneficiaries of the free healthcare for coming out in their numbers to be educated and given treatment on various health challenges they facing them. She assured them that Iyalaje Oodua would continue with the exercise even beyond the Ooni's birthday.  "Yes, you have turned out in numbers and this has indeed impressed my Pr

"END DOCTORS' STRIKE NOW" - OONI CHARGES FG AS HEALTH MINISTER INAUGURATES SOUTHWEST PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

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Moses Olafare The Arole Oduduwa and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has charged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to end the ongoing industrial action embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD), without further delay. Ooni Ogunwusi made the call on Thursday at the Ile Oodua his palace, Ile-Ife, during the inauguration of the South-West Traditional Leaders' Committee on Public Health Delivery, by the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire. Describing the strike action as highly unfortunate, the Ooni who is the Co-chairman of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria, noted that health workers are essential service providers who should not abandon their duty posts no matter what what. "I am aware of your relentless efforts towards ending the strike as quick as possible but Nigerians cannot wait any further. The strike action has brought a lot of hardships to Nigerians especially the poor and

AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE DAY: OONI CALLS FOR MASSIVE INVESTMENT IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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Moses Olafare The Arole Oduduwa and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi Ojaja II has advocated for massive investment in research and development of African Medicine.  Ooni stated this on Tuesday at a World Press Conference held at his Ile Oodua, the Palace in commemoration this Year's African Traditional Medicine Day, held on the 31st of August, every year. Addressing newsmen after a brief introduction by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare, Ooni Ogunwusi who is the spiritual leader of the prestigious Yoruba race, described the African Traditional Medicine as a major inheritance of the black people which is capable of solving all medical, spiritual and other problems. The monarch who called on Nigerians particularly sons and daughters of Oduduwa to join in the promotion of the African Traditional Medicine, added that herbs and roots are of unbeatable efficacy globally. He said, "Recently, as part of my COVID 19 response, promising t