The Kwara State Government has reassured Kwarans of bringing quality healthcare services to the grassroots.
The Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, represented by his Deputy, Mr Kayode Alabi, made the commitment today at the start of local immunisation days in commemoration of the second anniversary in office of the Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq at Alanamu Health Centre.
Governor AbdulRazaq said his administration has made various quality interventions and improved health outcomes by selecting more than twenty primary healthcare centres for upgrade, which are at multiple stages of completion across the state.
AbdulRazaq added that the state had established the State Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centre with adequate funding for its smooth operation to sustain the gains of interrupting transmission of vaccine-preventable diseases and revamping routine immunisation in the state.
He added that Kwara State was adjudged the best state in the country in both preparedness and coverage during the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination and also excellent performance
from periodic independent assessment by the National Bureau of Statistics and World Health Organization.
He appreciated the management and staff of the Kwara State Primary Healthcare Development for their resilience and determination to ensure no single community is left unattended.
Speaking earlier, Commissioner of Health, Dr Raji Razaq, said the state had adopted a multifaceted approach to bringing development to the people.
The Executive Secretary, Kwara State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Nusirat Elelu, said the week-long intervention is to ramp up immunisation coverage and other primary health care interventions.
The Ilorin West, Transition Implementation Committee Chairman, Mr Abdulgafar Omotosho, said the occasion indicates a working government and a sharp contrast between the past and the present.