Chairman pledges to improve healthcare facilities
LOCAL administration in Qua’an-Pan Local Government Area, Hon. Ernest Da’a has pledged to adopt all necessary measures to improve the Health-Care delivery system in all Primary health-care facilities in the area.
This was contained in a press statement signed by Asst. Chief Information Officer, Qua’an-Pan LGC, Opiah O. Valentine and made available to THE NIGERIA STANDARD in Jos, the Plateau State capital.
Council Chairman, who disclosed this during the final review meeting of health-care personnel who participated in the just concluded National Immunization plus Days (NIPDs) on Polio campaign in the area, applauded the sacrificial roles of health-care providers in their service to humanity.
Da’a noted that the peer-review mechanism adopted by the Council’s health authorities to evaluate reports from different Wards and locations can be described as world best practice in obtaining positive results for any meaningful developments in our societies.
The Chairman assured that henceforth all essential health programmes would be accorded adequate advocacy, enlightenment and publicity through appropriate channels as well as ensuring proper collaboration with traditional rulers, elected Councilors, religious and opinion leaders to convey the significance of the programme to the citizens.
Earlier in an opening remarks, Director Primary Health-Care in the Council, Abdullahi Abdullahi revealed that the review meetings was a routine measure used to analyse diverse challenges encountered in their health-care programmes as well as applying possible solutions to mitigate any setback that may arise.
Abdullahi appealed to stakeholders in the health sector to make more vigorous approach especially in the fight against different childhood killer diseases to guarantee safe future for our younger generations.
Giving a summary of the reports presented by the Wards focal persons, State Supervisor for the NIPD campaign in the area, Tobias Cyprian noted that major challenges encountered during the exercise includes; lack of Personal Protective Equipments, mobility and cases of missed children adding that mop-up exercise will be conducted immediately to cover areas that were not reached.