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Devp agencies assure continuity



ANAMBRA State Government says its partnership with development agencies is a continuous one and remains intact.

This was disclosed by the commissioner of health, Dr. Joe Akabuike while commissioning the maternal and child health clinics in Ogidi and Eziowelle Primary Health Centres, both in Idemili North Council Area, renovated by a Non Governmental Organization.

Commissioning these projects, Dr Akabuike who extolled the non governmental organization known as The Challenge Initiative (TCI) said that nothing thrives in an unsafe environment and noted that the TCI which has been in northern Nigeria over the years arrived the state after six months ago and kicked the ball rolling after the ministry presented them with the governments blue print in the health sector that satisfactorily met their requirements.

Dr Akabuike said that adequate security in the state as well as a clearly defined policy and programs of the Obiano administration maintained that the state will keep seeking partnership of development agencies in order to raise the health sector in an enviable height.

The commissioner therefore urged ndi Anambra to take the issue of family planning seriously for a healthy living.

Expressing gratitude to both the state government and TCI, the ward one health committee chairman Ogidi, Mr Ike Nwosisi said that the community was pleased with the work done in their environments and assured that they will utilize it to the benefit of all.

The challenge initiative has renovated four primary health centres in what they tagged, “seventy two hours makeover” in some parts of the state.

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