By Abbas Bamalli
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has approved the employment of 50 medical doctors to be deployed across the 44 Local Government Areas in Kano state.
This is contained in a statement by Aminu Bello-Sani, the Public Relations Officer (PRO), Kano State Agency for the Control of Aids (KSACA), on Wednesday in Kano.
He said that the governor, represented by the state’s Commissioner of Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim-Tsanyawa, announced the development while commissioning the KSACA’s new office complex.
According to him, the doctors, when employed, will manage the affairs of each local government for improved service delivery in the state.
Bello-Sani quoted the governor as saying his government was doing everything possible to improve the health and wellbeing of citizens, especially people living with HIV/AIDS.
The governor, according to him, said that in 2021 budgetary allocation, an adequate fund was earmarked for the agency to implement its activities toward meeting the United Nations target of 95- 95-95 to end the epidemic in 2030.
He said that the government had also approved the establishment of one functional Primary Health Centre in 484 wards in the drive to ensure that healthcare is made available to everyone.
Also, that the state government would soon decongest Specialist and Teaching Hospitals in the state through the upgrade of four emirates health care facilities to 400-bed specialist hospitals.
Ganduje urged the staff of the agency to make good use of the new office complex and take care of it.