FACTS SHEET: What the APC-led administration of Malam Nasir El Rufai has done in Kaduna State from 2015 till date on HEALTH.

1]Free antenatal care for pregnant women is provided in government hospitals

 2] Free medical care for children under the age of five is given  in all public  hospitals.

 3] Free medical care for Senior Citizens  (65 years and above)

 4] Closure of Government House Clinic and redeploying all doctors and health workers to public hospitals  and Medical Centres.

  5] Provision of direct Power Supply from Government House to Yusuf Dantsoho Hospital in Tudun Wada, guaranteeing 24 hour power supply

6] Renovation and refitting of 23 General Hospitals with modern equipment through a partnership with General Electric (GE).

7]Renovation, expansion and refitting 255 PHCs one in each political ward in the state,  to bring healthcare closer to the people,  especially for pregnant women and for routine immunization.

8] Procurement and supply of ambulances

9] Passing  the Kaduna Contributory Health Insurance Scheme Law and  establishing Kaduna State Contributory Health Insurance Agency(KADCHMA)

10] Procurement of cold-chain equipment for storage of vaccines and medical supplies in 255 PHCs

11] Procurement of Dialysis machine at Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital and subsidizing the cost of dialysis.

12] Procurement and installation of MRI machine at Barrau Dikko Teaching Hospital.

13] Procurement and installation of Fluoroscopy machine at Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa General Hospital, Kafanchan.

14] Signing  an MoU with General Electrics (GE) to install modern equipment in its 255 PHCs and 23 General Hospitals being renovated.

15] Installing  Solar Power infrastructure to 34 PHCs.

16] Opened five centres for the treatment and rehabilitation of rape victims at  Gambo Sawaba General Hospital, Zaria;  General Hospital, Sabon Tasha, Kaduna;  Yusuf Dantsoho General Hospital, Tudun Wda, Kaduna;  Patrick Yakowa General Hospital, Kafanchan, and Zubairu Jibril Mai Gwari, General Hospital, Birnin Gwari.

 17] Recruiting  2,500 health personnel and  additional  3, 000 health workers  for PHCs

18] Bringing  Primary Healthcare Under One Roof; all PHCs are under Kaduna Primary Healthcare Development Agency.

18] Signing an MoU with Bill and Melinda Gates  and Dangote Foundation to ramp up routine immunization and fight polio.

19] Training of 17 health personnel at Edinburg

20] Training of additional 45 Medical Doctors

Upgrading  and refitting of all PHCs in the 23  Local Government areas of the state

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