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Bisi Lawani,
June 20, 2023

The Commissioner for Health, Dr Banji Awolowo Ajaka and his team has began monitoring of all public facilities in the state to ensure services rendered are in compliance with laid down health standard.

The commissioner who began the monitoring activities at the General Hospital in Idanre, Idanre Local Government Area of the state said the monitoring was not to find fault within any hospital but rather to know their challenges and areas of weaknesses so as to know where the government could come in.

The commissioner also noted that the team would also monitor the kind of services given to the people in the various hosptals in the state.

While holding a meeting with the staff of the hospital, the Commissioner for Health enjoined the team to be dedicated to their duties and be ready to make sacrifices for the health sector in the state as the government has concluded plans to recruit more staff into the health sector to fill the gap created by health officers who have left the country.

He appreciated the staff of the hospital for the great work they put into managing the health of the people while also charging them to improve on the lapses discovered by the visiting team.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of health, Pharm (Mrs) Folukemi Aladenola while also addressing the staff of the Hospital said the exercise would continue, advising staffs at all health facilities in the state to carry out their operations in accordance with standards set to ensure that the residents enjoy qualitative and accessible healthcare delivery.

Pharm Aladenola also charged all hospitals in the state to plough back their internally generated revenue with transparency and accountability

While conducting the team round the facility, the Chief Medical Director, Dr Kayode Omisogbon spoke on their challenges while also appreciating the government, the community and donors for supporting the Hospital.