GOV OKOWA CALLS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION PLAN TO REDUCE MALARIA TRANSMISSION

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for a National Action Plan on Environment to facilitate the reduction of malaria transmission in the country. Okowa made the call when he received officials of Federal Ministry of Health Partners on Roll-Back Malaria led by Dr Eze Nelson, on advocacy visit, at Government House, Asaba. He said that until certain actions were taken in the management … Continue reading GOV OKOWA CALLS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION PLAN TO REDUCE MALARIA TRANSMISSION

NYSC Delta Flags Off Health Initiative For Rural Dwellers In Isoko

– By Patrick Ochei Amidst pomp and pageantry, the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has flagged off the Scheme’s Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers, Monday 21st June, 2021, at the IDU Secretariat Oleh, for both Isoko South and North local government areas. Delta State Coordinator, Mrs. Olutayo Samuel performed the flagged off ceremony on behalf of the Director General, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim. Recognizing the … Continue reading NYSC Delta Flags Off Health Initiative For Rural Dwellers In Isoko

GOV WIKE ASSENTS TO CONTRIBUTORY HEALTH PROTECTION PROGRAMME AND PROCUREMENT BILLS

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State has assented to two bills passed into law by the State House of Assembly to enhance access to quality healthcare and enable government fulfil contractual obligations. The bills signed into law by the governor include: Public Procurement (amendment) Law No.1 of 2021 and Contributory Health Protection Programme Law No.3 of 2020. Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the … Continue reading GOV WIKE ASSENTS TO CONTRIBUTORY HEALTH PROTECTION PROGRAMME AND PROCUREMENT BILLS

Education: DELTA MULLS PPP IN NEW VARSITIES’ DEVELOPMENT

Delta Government on Wednesday, said it would seek public-private-partnership in the development of its three new universities. Chairman of the Project Management Committee for the universities, Professor Patrick Muoboghare, disclosed this while presenting the Committee’s report to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa at Government House, Asaba. Muoboghare, who is the immediate past Commissioner for Higher Education in the state, said that the Committee which was inaugurated on … Continue reading Education: DELTA MULLS PPP IN NEW VARSITIES’ DEVELOPMENT

Maternal Mortality: OKOWA CALLS FOR FULL OPERATIONALIZATION OF NATIONAL HEALTH ACT

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to fully operationalize the National Health Act to curb the high rate of maternal and neonatal mortality in the country. Okowa made the call at the inauguration of Asaba Specialist Hospital, which was performed by his Adamawa counterpart, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, in Asaba. He commended President Muhammadu Buhari for operationalizing the National … Continue reading Maternal Mortality: OKOWA CALLS FOR FULL OPERATIONALIZATION OF NATIONAL HEALTH ACT

WE’VE SPENT N9BN TO UPGRADE RSUTH AS EFFECTIVE TRAINING CENTRE – Gov Wike

**Says Medical Services Cannot Be Free In Rivers Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State says his administration has spent N9 billion in upgrading structures and installation of new equipment at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH). He said the fact that 40 per cent of the 2021 budget of the state is dedicated to provision of quality healthcare delivery is a further demonstration … Continue reading WE’VE SPENT N9BN TO UPGRADE RSUTH AS EFFECTIVE TRAINING CENTRE – Gov Wike

WE’LL DEEPEN PARTNERSHIP WITH W.H.O TO SUSTAIN PROGRESS IN HEALTH SECTOR, SAYS GOV WIKE; ASSURES OF SIGNING HEALTH INSURANCE CONTRIBUTORY BILL INTO LAW

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, says the State has achieved enormous success in reducing the rate of malaria infection and HIV/AIDS among the people because of the robust partnership it has with the World Health Organization (WHO). A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, disclosed that Governor Wike announced the success rate of the partnership when he hosted … Continue reading WE’LL DEEPEN PARTNERSHIP WITH W.H.O TO SUSTAIN PROGRESS IN HEALTH SECTOR, SAYS GOV WIKE; ASSURES OF SIGNING HEALTH INSURANCE CONTRIBUTORY BILL INTO LAW