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Edo to build 300 PHCs in 30 months

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Edo to build 300 PHCs in 30 months

 

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, Friday, said his administration was determined to build about 300 designated Primary Health Care centres (PHCs) across the state in 30 months.

Obaseki said this in Benin during the inauguration of the Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) ultra-medical care facility, called the Benin Medical Care (BMC).

He said the new PHCs, which would be under the Edo Health Improvement Programme would be done in collaboration with health care providers.

The governor said the problem confronting the health care delivery system in Nigeria had remained a burning topic for all. According to him, an average of 20,000 Nigerians travels abroad every year, particularly to Asia, for medical assistance.

The governor said the bulk of Nigeria’s health care issues were preventable and treatable diseases that could be handled at the primary health care level. READ MORE

 

 

 


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