By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
To enhance effective service delivery, the Zamfara State Contributory Healthcare Agency (ZAMCHEMA) has organised a one-day capacity building training for liaison officers of the state Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
Declaring the workshop open, the state Commissioner of Health, Alhaji Yahaya Kanoma described capacity building particularly in the health sector is vital tool to attain efficiency and qualitative health care delivery.
The Commissioner commended the management of ZAMCHEMA for giving priority to capacity building.
“Capacity building is vital in health management and very necessary to ensure successful operations by the agency,” he said.
Kanoma added that governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle established the health agency in the state to provide affordable heath care delivery to the workers in the state.
“This is part of the present administration’s commitments to ensure easy access to health care services by the civil servants in the state,” he said.
Kanoma said the state government has provided all the requirements for the agency to run effectively as the contributory health programme has been launched, management appointed and staff recruited.
He called on the participants of the training to be honest and sincere in carrying out their duties..
The Executive Secretary of the agency, Dr Yusuf Abubakar said the workshop was to equip the liaison officers with best skills and methods to carry out their duties more efficiently.
“Use the knowledge gained during this workshop to impact positively on the performance of your duties to ensure that qualitative health care delivery as envisaged by governor Matawalle is attained in the state,” he said.
The participants for the training were drawn from 135 MDAs registered by the agency.