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Kwara Gov’s Wife commits govt to efficient healthcare delivery

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Mrs Olufolake AbdulRazaq, Wife of Kwara Governor, says the state government is committed to providing efficient healthcare delivery to the people.

AbdulRazaq stated this on Wednesday in Ilorin while speaking to members of the Kwara Health Team who paid her a courtesy visit.

She said the state health insurance scheme had the potential to  reduce infant and maternal mortality.

The governor’s wife said that her office was willing to take steps towards tackling infant and maternal mortality in the state.

“We look forward to rolling out plans in support of this course, my office  will work closely with you,” she said.

Speaking earlier on behalf of the team, Dr Olubunmi Jetawo-Winter, the Executive Secretary, Kwara State Health Insurance Agency, said efforts were on top gear for full implementation of the insurance scheme.

She said that the visit to the office of the governor’s wife was to seek partnership for effective healthcare delivery in the state.

“We are concluding partnership with EXARO Company to ensure adequate data capturing and implementation of the scheme,” she said.

Also speaking, Dr Razaq Raji, the state Commissioner for Health, thanked the team for its proactive steps towards enlivening health service delivery in the state.

He noted that the Universal Health Coverage scheme is an efficient strategy towards achieving reduction in neo-natal and maternal mortality.

Edited by: Azubuike Okeh/Muhammad Suleiman Tola

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