Bauchi Govt. constitutes 27-member crisis communication committee over COVID-19.
Written by News Room on March 12, 2022
Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BSPHCDA), has constituted a 27-member State Crisis Communication Center (CRICC), to mobilise participation in the COVID-19 vaccination.
The Executive Chairman of the agency, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed stated this at meeting of the committee, on Saturday in Bauchi.
He said the agency would also establish similar CRICC committees across the 20 local government areas of the state, to deal with myths and misconceptions about the vaccine as well as encourage vaccine uptake at the grassroots.
Also speaking, State Health Educator, Alhaji Mohammed Ribadu, said that the terms of reference of the committees had been formulated in accordance with the guidelines by the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency.
Members of the state CRICC committee were drawn from representatives of the health sector, media organisations, development organisations, religious and community leaders.