Katsina state to construct 360 clinics

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Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari.

The Katsina State Government says it would construct no fewer than 360 health clinics in the 34 local government areas of the state, to promote efficient, effective and wider health care delivery.

The state Governor, Aminu Masari made the disclosure on Monday in Daura, while adding that the project would be executed in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank.

Governor Masari said negotiations and processes toward achieving the project had commenced.

He noted that the purpose of the health clinics was to provide affordable health care services, especially in rural communities.

According to him, the state government will not relent in the provision of qualitative health care services to the people.

Masari said the government would provide sufficient drugs and modern  equipment in all its medical facilities, to ensure quality service delivery.

The governor assured that employment and deployment of qualified medical personnel to public health facilities would be sustained by the government.

Masari said the state government had renovated the general hospitals in Katsina, Malumfashi, Funtua, Dutsinma and Daura, and equipped them with beds, laboratory reagents and other complimentary materials.

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