By: Emmanuel Tortiv
The Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory will work to improve the health care services in all communities of the Council.
The Chairman, Bwari Area Council, John Shekwogaza Gabaya, gave this assurance, while fielding questions from newsmen in Abuja.
Gabaya said that the Council is determined to build on the successes recorded in 2022, by bringing quality health care services to the doorsteps of all the residents, thereby improving their lives and living standards.
His words: “We have implemented several rounds of National immunization activities and programmes covering the whole Council throughout last year and this year we will do more”.
According to him, this also includes the implementation of programmes for the control of Lassa fever outbreak, cholera and gastroenteritis diseases in the Council.
“It is our responsibility to ensure that we provide a healthy people within a healthy community and the society at large,” he added.
Gabaya recalled that his administration also implemented the measles vaccination campaigns, maternal, new-born and child health programmes across most districts for the benefit of residents.
This is in addition to the hospital and clinical equipment supplied to Nunkuchi Primary Health Centre and Zuma Primary Healthcare Centre, as well as the renovation of Igu Primary Health Centre is on-going, the Chairman emphasized.
Abuja Digest reports that the Council, in collaboration with Dimples Medical Services recently conducted a free medical outreach for residents, to address various health challenges.
The three- day initiative was targeted at all categories of persons with General Consultation, Eye Care and provision of eye glasses to hundreds of residents, who trooped out to receive the services in the various zones.