By; JULIANA KATUNG. Kaduna.
The Kaduna State Government has concluded plans to train not less than 100 healthcare providers in the Southern Senatorial District.
The Director General, Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA), Aliyu Saidu, said this at the weekend during a two days training aimed at building the capacity of healthcare providers in the state.
According to him, the training was taking place simultaneously across the three senatorial zones of the state.
The director general who was represented by Mr. Gideon Yakubu, the Technical Assistant and Head of Planning, Monitoring and Procurement of the Authority, noted that the contributory health scheme is meant to provide qualitative, accessible and affordable healthcare services to residents of Kaduna State.
He challenged the participants to put in their best to enable them achieve the purpose of the training.
Also speaking during the training, the Southern Kaduna Zonal Coordinator of the State Primary Healthcare Board, Mr. Habila Barem, commended KADCHMA for the initiative.
Barem, who was represented by Mrs Martha Patrick, noted that the training would place the healthcare providers in a better position to effectively discharge their responsibilities.
The two days training was organized to acquaint participants on the operationalization of the state contributory health scheme, it’s benefits and the roles of healthcare providers.