Today: June 15, 2024
June 10, 2024
1 min read

Ogun trains health workers on effective PHC delivery 

The Ogun state government in a bid to improving primary healthcare system has trained not less than 100 frontline health workers in the state.

The training tagged  ‘Train the trainers’ was organised by the state Primary Health Care Development Board and Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA).

Speaking at the training held in Ijebu Ode, the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, said  the Abiodun-led administration was committed to improving primary healthcare system in the state by renovating and equipping health centres across the Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state.



See also  WTD: 300 die of tuberculosis in Ogun

The Commissioner disclosed that general health and eye care had also being incorporated into maternal and child health care sector.

 “Governor Abiodun has taken primary health as a priority to improve and strengthen the primary health system. He has renovated Primary Health Centres (PHCs) across the LGAs and also equipped them with modern equipment, ensure adequate power supply, quality drugs, tricycle ambulances, to ease transportation in case of emergencies or referrals”, she said.

 She maintained that the federal government was committed to the health sector through his ‘Renewed Hope’ agenda, which led to the training of 120 frontline health workers across the country, adding the state was a recipient of the second batch of the programme.

See also  Japa: OGSG approves immediate replacement of health workers

Earlier in his remarks, the South-West Zonal Director, NPHCDA, Mr. Rotimi Oyewole, said the training would widen the horizon of participants and improve the health system.

 Also speaking, Executive Secretary of the state Primary Healthcare Development Board, Dr. Elijah Ogunsola, appreciated the state government and all Development Partners in ensuring affordable and efficient health care delivery in the state, urging participants to make good use of the skills acquired for the development of the health sector in the state.

See also  46,000 people living in Ogun are HIV/AIDS positive, says Commissioner 

 In their goodwill messages, representatives of Development Partners in the state, Dr. Catherine Bello from World Health Organization (WHO), Mrs. Florence Moloku from United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF), Pham. Michael Ohue of APIN Public Health Initiative and Mrs. Olajumoke Korede of Maristopes Health, lauded the initiative of the organisers, saying it was an important aspect of acquiring more skills and knowledge which would improve the standard of health care in the state.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Previous Story

“We are still on strike” – NLC 

Next Story

Gateway Games 2024: Ogun senator to partner SWAN on NSF success

Latest from Blog

NLC, TUC picket IBEDC in Ogun

Members of the organized labour in Ogun State on Monday protested against the federal government’s elimination of power industry subsidies and hike in electricity

Ogun CJ frees 3 inmates

As part of its efforts to decongest correctional facilities across the Ogun state, the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu has granted amnesty to

Two killed in Ogun cult clash

Two persons have been reportedly killed on Sunday in a cult clash in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital. The victims, allegedly members of the Eiye

Ogun evacuates, rehabilitates destitute

The Ogun State government has begun evacuation and rehabilitation of destitute with mental disorders who constitute environmental nuisance to communities across the state. Hon.

Pelican valley lights up Ogun communities

Pelican Valley estate has installed industrial solar lights in over ten neighboring communities in Ogun state. The community includes Kobape, Egbeda, Galatia, Masha, Mosunmore,

Ogun  IPAC gets new chairman

Comrade Sanyaolu Abayomi of Action Alliance ( AA) has emerged as the newly elected Chairman of  Inter-Party Advisory Council ( IPAC) in Ogun State.  The

OGHA passes N703.02Bn 2024 budget

The Ogun State House of Assembly has on Thursday passed N703,028,013,431.64 as the Year 2024 Appropriation bill. The bills which was earlier presented to

Ogun set to distribute 5000 CofO

The Ogun state government will distribute 5000 Certificates of Occupancy (C of O) to beneficiaries on Friday, December 1 2023. According to a statement
Go toTop