The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC ) has flagged off its 3 day quarterly Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers of Idanre Council area of Ondo State.
The scheme which holds quarterly across all the 18 local government areas of the state is aimed at providing timely health intervention to people at the grassroots.
The state Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports, Hon Saka Yusuf Ogunleye, while flagging off the exercise, reiterating the need for every community to have access to qualitative health care.
He said the initiative will be effective in providing health care delivery to those in the rural communities and compliment efforts of the government.
The state NYSC Cordinator, Mrs Grace Akpabio who was represented by the Assistant Director, Human Resource Management, Mr Taofik Lasaki, said all round medical attention will be given to the participants during the exercise.
The council area chairman, Hon Biyi Ayonuola lauded the Nysc for the scheme which he noted will help improve the health of his people.