Rusangu University prides itself in the values it attaches to a healthy lifestyle for its students, staff and faculty alike.
It is in this vein that a team of 28 specialist medical practitioners from the Organization for International Development in the United States of America is visiting the university for a Four Day free clinic for different medical aspects which include dental, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Vision and general medical.
RU Vice Chancellor Dr Pardon Mwansa expressed gratitude to the team for their work and encouraged the community to take advantage of this rare privilege to get screened and treated.
And Beverly Foster, a nurse, who is the Vice president of the Organization, reiterated the group’s commitment to offering free health care to RU and its surrounding communities.
She added that OID, which has been in existence for 29 years, has vowed to provide medical services to as many countries as possible whenever they can.
Members of the surrounding community which included those from Chipembele and Ufwenuka did not disappoint as they turned out in large numbers. They expressed happiness and gratitude to the University and its partners for free medical services.
The free medical clinic, which will run from the 20th to the 23rd of May is aimed at screening and treating various ailments and is targeting Rusangu University students, Faculty and Staff and the surrounding community.