By Maikudi Muhammad Marafa
Kano State Government has reaffirmed its commitment to Tackle Maternal Child Health in order to reduce material child mortality.
The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Aminu Ibrahim disclosed this while delivering an opening remark at a 2-day orientation for the newly established members of State Emergency Maternal Child Health Intervention Centre (SEMCHIC) held in Kaduna State.
The Commissioner who was represented by the Executive Secretary, Kano State Primary Health Care Management Board, Dr. Hussaini disclosed that the establishment of the intervention center in the state is part of the present administration’s effort in reducing maternal and child death in the state.
He further urged the Members attending the workshop to focus attention on the successful development of a reboot Workplan for successful implementation of the intervention centre in the state.
In their separate goodwill messages, the representatives of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. Ogbonnaya Omaha, Principal Medical Officer National Emergency Maternal Child Health Intervention Centre, and Dr. Suleiman Lamorde a Senior Medical officer Head of the Operation National Emergency Maternal Child Health Intervention Centre, highly commended Kano State Government for taking the lead in the implementation of the program.
Other goodwill messages from UNICEF, WHO, BMGF, CHAI, Lafiya, and SOLINA commend the state government for giving special attention to the health sector and emphasizing their continued support at all levels.
It can be recalled that the State Commission for Health Inaugurated the SEMCHIC in the state to be Headed by Dr. Fara’u Abdussalam.