By Adi Angyu
Bauchi state Primary Health Care Development Agency (BASPHCDA) on Monday distributed drugs worth five million naira to some selected Primary Health Centers (PHCs) across the state.
The Director, Disease Control, Dr. Panti Ahmed who represented the chairman of the Agency Dr. Adamu Gamawa stated this while distributing the drugs to the representative of the selected health facilities at the Bauchi Drugs store.
Dr Ahmed who emphasized the State government commitment towards providing qualitative and affordable health care services in the state explained that, the health facilities with higher number of out- patients and densely populated areas were the ones benefiting from the gesture.
The Director, added that donor partners like Clinton Health Initiative (CHAI) gave technical support as well as ORS and Zinc tablet.
Speaking on behalf of recipients of the drugs, Munira Baba Sale expressed gratitude for the gesture and assured that the drugs will further boost the services of the hospital.
Some of the items distributed include: Anti-malaria, pain killers, for women and under five children.