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Banana Outreach

In February, 2012 The team of ImageDoctors visited the Banana Investment at Kijenge in Arusha city. Banana Investment is a company which deals with brewing and packaging of banana beer. The team started services around midday and went up to 5pm. The team was able to attend 75 members of staff. After the end of this exercise, the Chief Executive Officer of the company Mrs. Alphoncina Olomi registered her gratitude to the team of ImageDoctors for willingly and voluntarily being able to screen the staff for Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Obesity and, furthermore, eliciting various risk factors for different diseases for each staff. However, definite preventive measures were discussed between one staff and one team member! Mrs. Alphoncina was one of the clients who benefited from the services which were offered by the team on that particular day.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 August 2012 20:38

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Marangu Outreach Mission

In November 2011 a team of ImageDoctors visited Mwika village in Marangu. Marangu is located in the Northern East of Kilimanjaro region. The team settled at Mwika Dispensary from 9:30am to 4pm where was able to attend 132 men and women who were ageing 45years and above. These individuals benefited from various services including;- screening for Obesity by measuring individuals' Body Mass Index (Kg/m2); screeing for Hypertension by measuring individual's Diastolic and Systolic Blood Pressures (mmHg), and respective Random Blood Glucose in (mmols/L). On the other side, clients who were known to be Hypertensive and/or Diabetic not on regular medications were counseled to adhere to regular medications. Risk factors for various diseases were discussed and preventive measures were shared at the level of one-team-member-to-one client.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 August 2012 20:19

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