By Adi Angyu
The Bauchi state Primary Health Care Development Agency (BASPHCDA) has distributed drugs worth N14 million to 320 Primary Health Centres (PHCs), across the 20 Local Government Areas of the state.
Speaking to newsmen while flagging off the distribution at the StateMedical Store, the chairman of BASPHCDA, Pharmacist Adamu Gamawa said the agency has set up a Ward Development committee and measures to
track the distribution of the drugs as well as to ensure that the drugs are utilize appropriately.
He urged the PHC’s to make judicious used of the drugs and called on the in-charge and all those concern and involved to ensured that the drugs reach the target beneficiaries, pregnant women and children under the age of five.
Gamawa added that the distribution is in line with the Five Point Health Agenda of Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar.
Receiving the items on behalf of the recipients, the In-Charge, Comprehensive PHC, Tashan Babaye, Yusuf Haruna Ningi, applauded the Agency and state government for procuring the drugs and its concern towards the well being of its people.
He thanked the state government for re-invigorating the process and also promise that the drugs will be use judiciously.
Ningi further appealed for more supply of the drugs as the demand is more than the supply on ground due to the growing population.