WHO begins rehabilitation of healthcare facilities in North-east


Hospital destroyed and abandoned after attack by Boko Haram fighters

By Yashim Katurak

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is currently rehabilitating 23 selected healthcare facilities in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states, as part of efforts to strengthen the healthcare system in the North-east.

The WHO Nigeria Officer-in-Charge (OiC), Dr Clement Peter, made the disclosure in a statement in Abuja on Thursday.

He said that the rehabilitation was being carried out with funding support from the European Union (EU) and Global Affairs (GA) Canada.

The WHO OiC said that when completed, the facilities would enhance health care service delivery that could benefit up to 150,000 persons in those states.

He said that strengthening the health care systems remained a top priority of WHO’s health emergency response in north-east Nigeria.

“WHO is embarking on building the capacity of human resources for health, structural rehabilitation and provision of equipment to strengthen…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria