Birnin Kebbi, Jan. 10, 2018 (TNE) The Kebbi State Government has provided ultra sound machines, worth N300 million, for 14 general hospitals in the state, the Commissioner of Health, Alhaji Umar Kambaza, has said.
Kambaza, who represented Gov. Atiku Bagudu, during the inspection of the machines in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday, said they were bought to improve health care delivery in the state.
He said health centres for women and children, especially those located in remote areas, will be accorded priority in the installation of the Ultra sound machines, to help reduce maternal and new born diseases.
According to him, the government is committed to reducing all health challenges facing women and children in the state.
Hajiya Halima Boyi, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, called on health management committees of the benefiting hospitals to ensure proper utilization of the machines.
Dr Aminu Bunza, the State Director of Medical Services, assured of
proper maintenance of the ultra sound machines.