Federal Government to partner Nasarawa State On Health Care Delivery

Professor Isaac Adewale, Minister of Health, says the Federal Government will be partnering Nasarawa State government on primary health care delivery in the state.

Adewale, who stated this in Lafia, after inspecting the primary health care facilities build by the governor, said the move would improve the healthcare delivery in rural communities in the country.

The minister said most of the health challenges were from rural communities, hence the need to invest on primary health care to revitalise the sector.

Adewale, explained that Nasarawa was part of states which the Federal Government was planning to support on healthcare delivery in 2018.

According to him, “What I also want to promote is partnership between Nasarawa State and the Federal Medical Centre. There are many doctors in FMC Keffi who can serve people of the state well.

Governor Umaru Al-Makura, who applauded the minister’s visit, said Nasarawa would key into the health agenda of Mr. President to ensure efficiency in primary healthcare in the state.

Al-Makura called on the Federal Government to establish centres for diseases control in the state for easy diagnosis of diseases in the country.

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