Kwara State Wins Nigeria Governors Forum Healthcare Delivery Award
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on May 19, 2023
Kwara State has been rated the best state in basic healthcare delivery in the entire North Central region.
Royal Times reports that the State won the Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and other North Central states to clinch the first position.
At an event held in Abuja on Wednesday night, Kwara state won the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF’s Primary Healthcare Leadership Challenge award for the improvement recorded in the sector in the last four years.
The NGF Primary Health Care Leadership Challenge was consumated in 2019 as part of the ‘Seatle Declaration’, which assesses overall performance of primary healthcare delivery using indicators like ‘government’s support and commitment, quality of service delivery, improvement in the health indices and outcomes, community participation and ownership, among others’.