The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the recruitment of 40 medical Doctors, 25 Pharmacists and 60 Nurses to boost healthcare service delivery in the state.
The Executive Secretary of the State Hospital Management Board, Dr Abdulraheem Malik who made the disclosure at the monthly “Grand Rounds” of the Ilorin General Hospital, said the intention is to ensure quality health service delivery across the state.
Dr Malik who spoke of the government’s resolve to create easy access to quality health services, explained that strategies had been mapped out to ensure that no part of the state is left out in accessing health facility. He therefore, charged health workers to put in their best and ensure that there were improved health workers-patience relationship.
The Chief Medical Director, Ilorin General Hospital, Dr Ahmed Bola Abdulkadir, had in his remarks said the introduction of the SERVICOM unit in the hospital was not to witch-hunt, rather was to strengthen health workers and patience relationship for better results. He added that the unit was introduced to ensure that patience are served better with a view to getting value for their money.
The Head of SERVICOM, Dr Phillip Gana Tsado had in his remarks disclosed that SERVICOM was established in March 21st, 2004 as a presidential initiative aimed at rendering quick, satisfactory and quality services in all government agencies to all Nigerians.
SERVICOM according to him, is about service delivery and is also the engine for service delivery programme. He added that the main objective of SERVICOM is to empower public officers to be alive to their responsibilities in providing improved, efficient, timely and transparent services.