By Vincent Ujumadu
AWKA – ANAMBRA State government is to rehabilitate 105 primary health centers in the state as part of its effort to improve healthcare delivery in the state, the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Mr. Dubem Obaze has said.
Addressing participants at a training workshop for doctors, pharmacists and midwives organised by the stateâ€™s Millennium Development Goal (MDG) implementation committee in conjunction with Transcon Consulting Ltd at Otuocha in Anambra East Local Government Area, Obaze said when completed, healthcare delivery would be brought to the door step of every community in the state.
He urged the health care providers to develop attitudinal change in their work to enable the state attain the objectives of the MDG.
The consultant to the workshop, Dr. Edward Sowho, said the rate of maternal death in the country could be reduced by sensitizing and refreshing the knowledge of the health providers on emergency obstetric care with life saving skills.
He commended the state government for placing emphasis on healthcare delivery, adding that with what has been put in place, Anambra is in the forefront in the implementation of the MDG, which would qualify her to receive the Federal Governmentâ€™s grant for 2009.