Obaseki Inaugurates 17-member State Primary Health Care Board

49
26
Obaseki Inaugurates 17-member State Primary Health Care Board
Place Your Ads Here

In a bid to boost primary healthcare delivery, Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated 17-member Primary Health Care (PHC) Board, with a charge to deepen and revamp the state’s primary healthcare system for responsive, efficient and accessible healthcare.

Speaking at the ceremony, in Government House, Benin City, the governor said the board is not a typical public service board but one that must deliver service to the people.

He said, “Our vision as a government is to ensure we have a healthcare system that will be responsive, efficient and effective in delivering healthcare in Nigeria.

“For us in Edo State, our primary healthcare system will be built on several pillars which include human capacity, provision of technology and data, quality assurance, financing and infrastructure of the health care system.”

Obaseki who stated that the inauguration of the board is to formalise the process which started over six months ago in working with consultants to develop 20 PHCs, also noted that the objectives of these PHCs is to promote a package of preventive, curative and rehabilitative healthcare services to our citizens.

Place Your Ads Here

The governor explained that part of the key functions of the board includes, initiating, organising and sponsoring programmes for effective healthcare management and manpower development and creation of public awareness of the importance of PHCs in the state.

He urged the board to “determine the general policies for the administration of your agencies including the management of its properties and finance. Make regulations for the appointment, promotion, transfer and discipline of staff of the agencies”.

Chairman of the board, Dr. Victor Iyekekpolo, expressed appreciation for efforts made by the Governor Obaseki-led administration in repositioning the health sector in the state.

Iyekekpolo noted the need to expedite actions on the proposed amendment to the Edo Primary Healthcare Development Board Bill to provide a legal framework for the successful implementation of the primary healthcare policies and programmes in the state.

The board chairman expressed appreciation to the governor for the appointment, adding, “we have noted the high points in the governor’s address and we pledge that they will form the basis for our actions”.

Source: Dibe Emenyonu, ThisDayLive.

Don't miss out!
Subscribe To Our Hot Updates

Be the first to discover popular and treding stories

Invalid email address
Give it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Place Your Ads Here

49 COMMENTS

  1. It is perfect time to make some plans for the future and it’s time to be happy.
    I’ve read this post and if I could I desire to suggest you some
    interesting things or advice. Perhaps you could write next articles referring to this article.

    I want to read more things about it!

  2. I believe that is among the most significant info for me.

    And i’m happy reading your article. However should statement on few common issues, The web
    site style is perfect, the articles is in point of
    fact nice : D. Excellent job, cheers

  3. Hi I am so thrilled I found your blog page, I really found you
    by accident, while I was searching on Google for something else, Anyways I am here now and would just like
    to say kudos for a incredible post and a all round interesting blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time
    to look over it all at the moment but I have saved it and also included your RSS feeds, so when I have time
    I will be back to read more, Please do keep up the awesome work.

  4. Oh my goodness! Amazing article dude! Many thanks, However I am having issues
    with your RSS. I don’t understand why I am unable to subscribe to
    it. Is there anyone else getting the same RSS problems?

    Anyone who knows the solution can you kindly respond?
    Thanx!!

  5. Hi there this is somewhat of off topic but
    I was wondering if blogs use WYSIWYG editors or if you
    have to manually code with HTML. I’m starting a blog soon but have no
    coding know-how so I wanted to get guidance from someone with experience.
    Any help would be enormously appreciated!

  6. Having read this I thought it was extremely informative.
    I appreciate you taking the time and effort to put this article together.
    I once again find myself personally spending a lot of time both reading and posting comments.
    But so what, it was still worthwhile!

  7. Thanks for your personal marvelous posting! I quite enjoyed reading it, you
    are a great author. I will ensure that I bookmark your blog and will come back sometime soon. I want to encourage continue your great job,
    have a nice afternoon!

  8. Howdy! I know this is kinda off topic however I’d figured I’d ask.
    Would you be interested in trading links or maybe
    guest authoring a blog post or vice-versa? My website goes over a lot of the same
    topics as yours and I think we could greatly benefit from each other.
    If you are interested feel free to send me an email.
    I look forward to hearing from you! Great blog by the way!

  9. Nice post. I was checking constantly this blog and I am impressed!
    Very helpful information specifically the last part 🙂 I care for such
    information a lot. I was looking for this particular info for
    a long time. Thank you and good luck.

  10. Wow! This blog looks exactly like my old one! It’s on a completely different topic but it
    has pretty much the same layout and design. Outstanding choice of colors!
    natalielise pof

  11. I like the helpful information you provide in your
    articles. I’ll bookmark your blog and check again here regularly.
    I am quite certain I’ll learn many new stuff right here! Good luck for the next!

  12. An impressive share! I have just forwarded this onto a friend who had been conducting a
    little homework on this. And he in fact bought me breakfast simply because I stumbled upon it
    for him… lol. So allow me to reword this….
    Thanks for the meal!! But yeah, thanks for spending time to
    talk about this matter here on your web site.

  13. Magnificent goods from you, man. I have understand your stuff previous
    to and you’re just too great. I really like what
    you’ve acquired here, really like what you’re stating and the way in which you say it.
    You make it enjoyable and you still take care of to keep it
    sensible. I can not wait to read far more from you. This is actually a terrific web site.
    plenty of fish natalielise

  14. I have been browsing on-line greater than three hours today, but I never found any interesting article like yours.
    It’s lovely value sufficient for me. Personally, if all webmasters and bloggers made good
    content as you probably did, the internet will probably be
    a lot more helpful than ever before.

  15. Magnificent goods from you, man. I have be aware your stuff
    previous to and you’re simply extremely magnificent.
    I actually like what you have obtained right here, certainly like what you’re saying
    and the way in which wherein you assert it.
    You’re making it entertaining and you still take care of to stay it sensible.
    I can not wait to learn much more from you. That is actually a tremendous website.

  16. I was excited to find this web site. I need to to thank you for your time just for this wonderful read!!

    I definitely savored every bit of it and
    I have you saved as a favorite to check out new things in your blog.

  17. Howdy! I know this is kinda off topic but I was wondering if
    you knew where I could find a captcha plugin for my comment form?
    I’m using the same blog platform as yours and I’m
    having difficulty finding one? Thanks a lot!

  18. Greetings from Carolina! I’m bored to death at work so I decided
    to check out your website on my iphone during lunch break.
    I enjoy the knowledge you present here and can’t wait
    to take a look when I get home. I’m surprised at how quick
    your blog loaded on my mobile .. I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G ..
    Anyhow, awesome blog!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here