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Enugu rated second best in primary healthcare delivery after FCT

ONE Campaign has rated Enugu as the second highest performing state in primary healthcare service delivery in Nigeria from 2019 to 2021.

• August 9, 2022
Primary Health Center used to illustrate this story
Primary Health Center used to illustrate this story

An international advocacy and campaigning organisation, ONE Campaign, has rated Enugu as the second highest performing state in primary healthcare service delivery in Nigeria from 2019 to 2021.

The FCT was ranked first.

The country director of One Campaign in Nigeria, Stanley Achonu, stated this during the presentation of the award of recognition to the executive secretary of Enugu State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (ENSPHCDA), George Ugwu on Monday in Enugu.

Presenting the award, Mr Achonu commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s government for improving the primary healthcare system in the state.

According to him, the National Advocates for Health, Nigeria Health Watch, Public Private Development Centre, World Bank and other partners worked together to rank the 36 states in Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Mr Ugwu, addressing journalists after unveiling the award to Mr Ugwuanyi at the Government House, Enugu, commended the latter for providing an enabling environment.

He disclosed that the governor “since 2015 has consistently made primary healthcare service delivery a priority in line with his rural development agenda.”

According to him, the state’s outstanding Type-3 primary health centres, which are now functional in many parts of Enugu, and the improvement of primary healthcare programmes are innovative.

“This includes services with the implementation of the basic healthcare services and provision of funds,” Mr Ugwu said.

(NAN)

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