52 nurses and midwives employed by Kastina state government
The Katsina State government have utilized not less than 52 attendants and birthing specialists and alumni of the Foundation Year Program, FYP under Women for Health, W4H venture to address lack of female wellbeing laborers in wellbeing offices just as location newborn child and maternal mortality in the state especially in the provincial networks.
The W4H National Program Manager, Dr. Fatima Adamu, unveiled this during the graduation of a lot of 107 understudies of the Foundation Year Program, FYP, in the state.
Dr. Adamu called for programmed work of the recipients under the venture in the state so as to connect the lack of wellbeing laborers hole and fulfill the wellbeing needs of ladies and kids in the provincial regions.
W4H program is an activity supported by the UK-Department of International Development focused to initiates young ladies, single and wedded from country regions and causes them to get proficient preparing in wellbeing related courses to come back to their networks as qualified wellbeing laborers – where they can have the best effect on maternal, baby and kid mortality and go about as good examples and champions.
Conveying his discourse, Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State said the arrangements of recipients of the program will be drained down to centers in their networks.
Masari communicated stress over frame of mind of certain elites and wellbeing laborers who impact to serve in the urban and semi urban regions leaving individuals in the rustic networks to languish while focusing on the need over the program to be stretched out to the difficult to arrive at regions and country networks to satisfy the wellbeing needs of masses.
Prior, the Katsina State Chairman, FYP, Suleiman Saulawa said the program have begun yielding positive outcomes and decreasing the unnecessary demise (maternal and youngster mortality) among ladies and kids in the country networks.
In the mean time, the Emir of Katsina, Dr. Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, approached the graduands who were utilized to drive forward, stay focused on sacrificial administration to mankind and be God dreading while at the same time releasing their obligations.
The W4H program is a 5-years program executed in 5 Northern States (Katsina, Kano, Jigawa, Zamfara and Yobe) intended to address the deficiency of female wellbeing laborers in Northern Nigeria particularly country networks and diminish Infant and maternal mortality which is common in the Northern states.