Kwara gets N887.8m from World Bank for primary health care
Written by Adewale Adeyemi on January 23, 2023
Kwara State Government has secured N887.8 million from World Bank funding to support infrastructure upgrade of primary healthcare facility in each of the 193 wards of the State. The support is connected to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s constant payment of counterpart funds for different healthcare services, it was gathered.
Royal Times reports that the Governor is expected to formally launch the programme today Monday 23rd, January, 2023, where cheques will be presented to the benefitting PHCs across the state.
Executive Secretary of Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Nusirat Elelu said in a statement that the support comes under the Immunisation Plus and Malaria Progress by Accelerating Coverage and Transforming Services (IMPACT) project, for which the government has paid a counterpart fund.