Kano State Government has approved the training of 520 Health facility Drug Revolving Fund (DRF) operators in increase access to quality and affordable medicines in all the Primary Health Centres (PHCs) across the 44 local Government areas of the state.
The Information officer, State Primary Health Care Management Board (SPHCMB), Maikudi Muhammad Marafa in a statement said the Executive Secretary, SPHCMB, Dr. Tijjani Hussain gave the hint while declaring a 4-day capacity building workshop organized by the Board for the health facility Drug Revolving Operators at the six local government areas zonal offices of the Board.
According to the statement, the Executive Secretary who was represented by the Director Pharmacutical Department of the Board, Pharmacist Abdul’aziz Hamisu maintained that, the training of the personnel will fill the existing gap of those who were not trained, increase their capacity and job performance as well as to ensure that the teeming populace are protected from fake and substandard drugs and Medical Consumables.
He therefore urged the participants to put to practice what they learned during the workshop.
In his remark, the Zonal Director Nasarawa Zone, Alhaji Abubakar S. Abdul commended the Board for its efforts in training and retraining of staff in order to make them more productive.
He then assured of their continued support for the success of the workshop at all the Zonal offices of the Board.