The Executive Secretary of Kaduna State Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA), Dr. Hadiza S. Balarabe has commended Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-rufa’i for signing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with DFID, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to improve Health Care delivery in the State.
Dr. Balarabe said, the MOU will greatly help towards improving Primary Health Care services most especially for rural and undeserved populations.
She explained that “a recent assessment in the state led to a new reform agenda, the new partnership will supports this agenda by working to address all the challenges”.
The Executive Secretary said her agency is committed and will continue to work harder to achieve the desired objectives.
She disclosed that the Immunization plus Days to deliver potent vaccine for children 0 – 5 years will commence on 17th – 20th September, 2016 and appealed to parents to give all the needed support and cooperation through allowing their children under such ages to be immunized.
Dr. Balarabe also appealed to the traditional rulers and Religions Leaders to as usual, educate their followers on the importance of the polio immunization in particular and health issue in general.