By; Muktar Yahaya Shehu
The Kano state government says over 16 thousand deliveries were recorded in the state’s hospitals in the 1st quarter, 2022.
The director general, state hospitals management board Dr Nasiru Alhassan Kabo announced this during the flag off of the distributions of free maternal and child health services commodities in the state.
He said among such deliveries about Four thousand caesarean surgery has been performed on the women that are needed in the different state hospitals.
Dr Kabo represented by the Director medical services of the board Dr Sulaiman Hamza Mudi said the it’s no doubt this intervention by the Kano state government is making a lot of impacts on the health to the teeming populace of the state.
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“A lot of of lives saved through this intervention, a lot of moralities has been abounded as a result of supplying these commodities to the both state primaries and secondary healthcare institutions” he added.
He assured that the state government will continue to supply these commodities and support the committee in providing the needed drugs and other consumables for the benefit of people especially pregnant women, children under five as well as accident and emergency victims.
The director General urged members of the committee to redoubtable their efforts in ensuring the commodities distribution are judiciously utilize by the facilities. He called on people to patronize healthcare facilities in order to reduce cases of maternal mortality rate in the state.
Dr Kabo also called on wealthy people, non governmental organizations to support this gesture by providing materials or financial support to the committee in order to increase the quality of the commodities been provided.
On his part a member of the committee Salisu Umar Durimin-Iya urged all accident and emergency units in all state hospitals to redoubtable their services during this coming Edel fitir sallah festivity so as to reduce cases of emergency.
It may recall that, kano state government through it’s health trust fund every month purchases these commodities for support of healthcare delivery to the pregnant woman, children and accident and emergency victims across the state.