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Kaduna reorganizes healthcare system

Kaduna state government is reorganizing its health delivery system through staff redistribution, employment and adequate releases of funds.

Deputy Governor of the state, Dr Hadiza Balarabe stated this while hosting a coalition of Civil society Organizations working on Family and Child Health at government house Kaduna.

She said the state government had since identified gaps in the health sector and came up with the comprehensive plan for health delivery to the people.

From Right, Mr Bartholomew Sati Spokesperson for the coalition, Ms Mercy Enene, Coordinator, and Mallam Mustapha Jumare. Photo: Shindong Bala (Radio Nigeria).

According to Dr Hadiza Balarabe, the government would by October this year complete renovation of its Two Hundred and Fifty-Five Primary Healthcare centres while it has also commenced segmented recruitment of over Three Thousand healthcare providers in the state.

She commended the Civil Society Organizations for identifying with the government and give it the desired support.

The Spokesperson for the coalition Mr Bartholomew Sati noted that the Advocacy visit was aimed at improving health financing for child and family health, urging the government to improve in the areas of routine immunization.

Also speaking, a member of the Coalition Mallam Mustapha Jumare commended the government recent achievements in the health sector especially in the fight against measles outbreak.

Shindong Bala

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