Kwara commends FG for donating 500 hospital beds to PHCs.

Written by on May 25, 2022

Executive Secretary, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency Dr Nusirat Elelu has commended the Federal Government for donating 500 beds to the Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the state.

Elelu who made the commendation during a news conference in Ilorin, explained that the 500 beds, mattresses, gloves, side lockers among others, were donated through the Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDG) office.

According to her, the agency has provided at least one functional health facility in 158 out of the 193 wards in the state and added that the outstanding 37 wards would soon be accredited to benefit from the state basic health care provision fund.

Also speaking, Dr Jamila Bio, the Special Adviser on SDGs to Gov. Abdurahman Abdulrazak, said the intervention was a recognition of the state government’s efforts in the health sector, as not every state benefited from it.

Seun Fakorede

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