LASG Plans To Restructure And Upgrade More Health Care Centers

Uploaded by on July 3, 2019

Revitalization of Primary Health Centers in Lagos State is key to increasing access to qualitative health care service.

Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Primary Health Care Board, Dr. Tayo Lawal, who stated this in his office while reviewing the report of the present state of primary health facilities in Lagos reteirated that one of the core policy objectives of the present administration in the health sector is to increase access to health care services through the revitalization of the State’s primary health system.

Dr Lawal emphasized that the present administration of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will restructure health care deliveries in all comprehensive Primary Health Centres, PHCs, renovate and upgrade existing ones as part of the drive to put confidence in the system and increase access to health care services.

While noting that primary healthcare is the bedrock of healthcare service delivery system worldwide, the Permanent Secretary explained the planned construction of new PHCs as well as renovation and upgrading of existing ones by the present administration in line with State government’s desire to bring quality and efficient health care services closers to the people.

He noted that the Lagos State Primary Health Care Board will intensify its monitoring of PHCs facilities in order to ensure that they provide quality and efficient health care services.

Dr Lawal added that training and capacity building for health workers at the Primary Health Centre will be given the priority it deserves, stressing that human resource development is pivotal to delivery of quality healthcare service.

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