By CrossRiverWatch Admin
The Cross River Health Insurance Scheme has received drugs worth NGN10Million from partners as the state looks towards kick-starting scheme tagged ‘Ayadecare’.
The Health Commissioner, Dr. Inyang Asibong who received the drugs said they are the first set of items received for the scheme which will start soon.
Dr Inyang Asibong, added that the drugs were the first set of medical items received under the scheme. She also said that the scheme will kick off soon as the State Government is working assiduously to that effect.
This comes on the heels of the inauguration of the board of the Calabar Pharmaceutical (CalaPharm) company board by the Governor, Senator Ben Ayade.
Represented by Dr. Asibong, Ayade assured the board of government’s support throughout the project. He charged them to be steadfast in their discharge of duties as the state is counting on them to deliver.
The Chairman of the board, Bekpanke Iwheye-Adie in his remarks assured the government and people of the state of their readiness to ensure the industry lives to its bidding as it is expected to manufacture the drugs to be used in Ayadecare.
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