Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Tuesday, mentioned one of many high priorities of his administration is to ensure good well being for the individuals of the State.
The governor made the assertion on the commissioning of a everlasting workplace advanced of the State Main Well being Care Board, SPHCB, Makurdi.
He famous that well being is wealth, therefore the resolve to make it one of many 5 pillars of his administration, which additionally knowledgeable the institution of SPHCB in 2015 on the inception of his authorities.
In response to the Governor, since institution, he had continued to observe and help SPHCB to make sure that well being service supply to the grassroots is optimised.
He mentioned the SPHCB and the Benue State Well being Insurance coverage Company are working in synergy to make sure Common Well being Protection, UHC within the state.
Governor Ortom mentioned disbursement of funds to eligible major well being care services within the state and the enrollment of probably the most susceptible for simple entry to service supply would quickly begin throughout the state.
The Governor who promised to look into calls for by the SPHCB urged the Bureau for Native Authorities and Chieftaincy Affairs in addition to related companies to make sure shut synergy with SPHCB for optimum efficiency.
Commissioner for Well being and Human Providers, Dr Joseph Ngbea in an tackle mentioned the SPHCB was established to offer efficient and inexpensive well being care providers for individuals within the state.
Chairman SPHCB, Mrs Consolation Agogo and the Govt Secretary of the Board, Dr Bem Ageda whereas expressing delight on the edifice, appealed for the supply of Chilly vans, working chilly rooms, utility automobiles and convention halls for the board in addition to the recruitment of extra well being staff amongst others.
Offering healthcare providers for Benue individuals is my precedence – Gov Ortom