By: Mukhtar Yahaya Shehu
The Kano state government KNSG says it has spent over fifteen Million Naira for the procurement of free maternal commodities in the month of march, 2023.
The Director General, Kano state Hospital Management Board Dr. Nasiru Alhassan Kabo made this known during the flag off the distributions of the commodities.
Kabo represented by the Director Medical Services for the board Dr. Sulaiman Hamza Mudi said the gesture is part of KNSG efforts in reducing high rate of material mortality and morbidity in the state.
“In February 2023 about 945 babies has been delivered in Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital alone and 131 Ceazerian Surgery has been performed free of charge.” Kabo said.
He called on wealthy Individuals and Development Partners to continue supporting the noble gesture for the benefit of teeming populace in the state, adding that users of the commodities should judiciously use it in an organized manner, were by commending state monitoring committee for their job well done, urged to sustain the tempo.
It may be recall that, Kano state government in collaboration with Kano state Health Trust fund through state Hospitals management board are distributing the commodities every month to it’s various healthcare centers for the benefit of people especially women and children in the state.