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Oyo orders distribution of N60m medical consumables

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OYO State Government, on Tuesday, ordered the immediate distribution of medical consumables, records materials worth N60 million recently purchased for all the 57 hospitals and clinics under the Oyo State Hospital Management Board by concerned personnel.

    The Chairman, Oyo State Hospitals Management Board, Gbola Adetunji, who stated this in an official statement issued and made available to the media: “The consumables comprise of laboratory reagents, physiotherapy materials, dental consumables, X- ray films and chemicals, medical records case notes and patients chats. The management had developed a system of regular procurement of these essential hospital consumables in collaboration with the Bureau of Public Procurement (Due Process Office). This system will ensure regular supply of these items to our hospitals and stem out the out-of-stock syndrome.”

He maintained that the Oyo State Hospitals Management Board has mandated all the management team of the hospitals under the board to cooperate with the board in ensuring success of the scheme by prudent management and transparent accountability in the use of these materials.

Dr .Adetunji, therefore, enjoined health workers in the state to imbibe the culture of good work ethics and patient-friendly work attitudes.

“The management is mandating all members of the management team of our hospitals to cooperate with the board in ensuring success of the scheme by prudent management and transparent accountability in the use of these materials. Health workers are also enjoined to imbibe the culture of good work ethics and patient-friendly work attitudes,” he added.

He urged all health workers in to reciprocate the good works of the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, by bringing health care delivery to the door steps of all and sundry in the state.

In his words: “They are to reciprocate the priority and commitment of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde to bringing health care delivery in the state to enviable heights through the giant strides he had taken in upgrading infrastructures, provisions of modern equipment, approval of federal government salary scale across board for all health workers, constant payment of salaries, improved welfare packages and recruitment of 533 new health workers who had already resume duty.”

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