In its efforts to preserve vaccines across the 16 Local Government Areas, the Kwara State Government has acquired interverter freezers, generators and stabilizers for the State Cold Store.
The Executive Secretary, Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Nusirat Elelu, while inspecting the equipment on Friday in Ilorin, said that government’s effort was geared towards giving the best healthcare service delivery to the people.
According to her, the provision of the equipment at the State Central Cold Store, is timely and commended Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq for the support.
She saided that it gave the Agency the assurance of vaccine quality and the capacity to render the best immunisation service delivery to people of the state.
Elelu further said the 50KVA standby generator would be used to support the steady power supply to the Cold Room.
Dr Michael Oguntoye, Director of Primary Healthcare Systems also said the equipment would boost the Cold chain facilities at each LGA.
Oguntoye advised each LGA health team to be prudent and make proper use of the equipment in order to encourage government and other donor agencies to do more.
Hajia Raliat Balogun, the director of Personnel, Finance and Supply, added that the Agency was committed to delivering quality healthcare services to the citizenry.
She noted the support showed the zeal of the present administration as a vibrant and committed government willing to bring the health care of Kwara to the national standard.46