Abia Govt To Sanction Operators Of Illegal Health Institutions


Abia State Government says it will would sanction any person caught operating illegal health institution in the state.
The Permanent Secretary in the state Ministry of Health, Mr Nwachukwu Agomoh, said this during the inauguration of the reconstituted Joint Inspection team.
He said that the state government was poised to streamline the activities of all health institutions in the state to be in tandem with its policy, for efficient healthcare delivery.
Agomoh explained that the team would be charged with the responsibility of inspecting health institutions across the state, to ensure that they had sound facilities, staff and services.
He charged the team to carry out its assignment without any compromise as it concerned the health and lives of people.
Agomoh told members of the team to apply understanding and hardwork in the discharge of their duty to help actualise the objectives of the state government in the health sector.
Our correspondent reports that the permanent secretary administered the oath of allegiance on members of the team.