WIFE of Enugu State Governor, Mrs Monica Ugwuanyi has reiterated her dedication in direction of the supply of enough healthcare supply to girls, new child and kids of the state by means of her pet-project and the state government’s Free Maternal and Child Health Programme.
Mrs Ugwuanyi, who spoke whereas declaring open the three-day South East Zonal Advocacy Training Workshop for ladies from the zone, on reproductive, maternal, new child, baby adolescent, health and vitamin, declared that their healthcare was one of many basic priorities of the current administration in Enugu State.
The Enugu Governor’s wife emphasised the prominence that the administration offers to girls and kids, sustaining that the state government has continued to offer monumental help and help to them, particularly the pregnant moms and new child.
She careworn that the state will remain centered and steadfast “in championing this advocacy” for the good of the individuals.
While commending the wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, for mapping out the programme geared toward enhancing the welfare of girls and kids within the nation, Mrs. Ugwuanyi urged all of the stakeholders to collaborate to make sure that each woman and baby has entry to good healthcare service, which she stated ought to be “our fundamental priority”.
She additionally referred to as on the stakeholders to proceed to work arduous to advance the reason for high quality healthcare supply for ladies and kids to save lots of them from “unacceptable mortality”.
“I need to call on all of us, all of the stakeholders to work intently collectively and to do all we will to save lots of our girls and kids from unnecessary deaths. We should work in shut collaboration to make sure that our messages get to the proper quarters, with a view to getting all fingers on deck in tackling this excessive and unacceptable mortality charge.
“We should also ensure that every woman and every child has access to good healthcare which should be our fundamental priority”, she advocated.
Mrs Ugwuanyi due to this fact, famous that “as wives of Chief Executives of various states”, there was an pressing want for an efficient coalition and advocacy platforms to handle numerous health challenges going through moms and kids.
Also talking, the wife of the President, Mrs. Buhari acknowledged that the advocacy was necessitated by the current excessive prevalence of maternal and mortality within the nation, which based on her, requires concern by all effectively which means Nigerians.
The President’s wife, who was represented by the wife of the previous Military Administrator of Katsina State, Mrs. Grace Chiama, identified that “the welfare of women, newborn and children is dear to our hearts”, expressing optimism that the inherent advantages from the coaching could be absolutely actualized for the total curiosity of the nation.
According to her, “I pray that this training we receive is going to be translated into something concrete so that we go back with the determination to practicalize what we have learnt”.
In his speech, the state Executive Secretary of Free Maternal and Child health Programme, Dr. Hilary Agbo recommended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and his wife, for his or her particular curiosity within the wellbeing of girls and kids within the state.
Dr Agbo disclosed that the continued development and rehabilitation of health centres within the state have gone a great distance to enhance maternal and baby healthcare, which he famous has decreased mortality to its barest minimal.
He, due to this fact, enjoined the individuals to avail themselves of the distinctive alternative provided by the workshop to complement themselves adequately.