Cross River Government And Partners Renovate Doctors Quarters Ogoja General Hospital, As ARD UCTH Get New Exco

In Health

By Our Reporter

Following the recent employment of Medical Doctors in Cross River State to cushion the effect of the shortage of manpower in the health sector, the State Government in collaboration with Pathfinder International and the Society of Gynecologists and Obstetricians of Nigeria (SOGON), Cross River State Chapter has renovated a four bedroom bungalow at the Ogoja General Hospital.

According to the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Inyang Asibong, the renovation is part of activities by the State Government funneled towards achieving a healthy Cross River State.

According to her, “The State Government saw it important to renovate and furnish the apartment to curb accommodation issues that always accompanies rural posting. This is all geared towards achieving Universal Health Coverage and reducing maternal mortality.

“It will also serve as a lounge for Doctors posted to Northern Cross River to access other rural communities in the region.” Dr. Inyang maintained.

The four bedroom bungalow has been furnished to give class, relaxation and comfort to the Medical Doctors as they discharge their duties diligently.

Relatively, the State Primary Health Care Development Agency in partnership is commissioning a renovated and furnished PHC to further strengthen Civil Military Relations with host communities.

the event is slated for tomorrow Thursday, 20th December 2018 at Primary Health post Ekpri Ikot Ene Akpabuyo, off maternity junction. 11am prompt.

Also among topical health events in the State is the Association of Residence Doctors (ARD) University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Chapter getting a new Executive Council to pilot the affairs of the association for the next one year.

At the inauguration ceremony which was part of the AGM of the union, the outgoing President, Dr. Antigha Cohbam lauded his colleagues for giving him the opportunity to serve them and solicited for cordial working relationship with his successor.

Dr. Echeng Imoke who succeeds Antigha pledged to build on the gains of his predecessor while reiterating that he’s open to ideas that will move ARD UCTH further.

The PHC To Be Commissioned Tomorrow.
CREDIT: Betta Edu

Below are pictures of the apartment.

Below are also pictures from the ARD UCTH AGM.

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