The Ondo State Government has taken delivery of new medical equipment worth N2.1 billion.
The new medical equipment are meant to aid the delivery of Qualitative health services in the state.
Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, took to his twitter handle to announce the delivery of the first batch of the 20 container trucks.
In his words: “#TalkAndDO Today we took delivery of over N2.1 Billion worth of Medical Equipment (20 Containers) from our partners @medshare. This is just the first batch. We understand that health is wealth and we are doing all in our power to equip all our hospitals. #DevelopOndo”
In another tweet, he stressed that; “Our goal is to ensure that all health centers in the state are equipped with world class equipment and with the launch of our contributory health care scheme, ILERA LORO, we will be removing the barriers to access to quality healthcare statewide. #DevelopOndo”
Akeredolu said that the multimillion Naira ultramodern and state-of-the-art biomedical equipment will be distributed across all the health facilities in the state.
He, however, asked the health professionals in the state to put the equipment to effective and good use.
The governor also commissioned the office of Ondo State Contributory Health Commission, Today, 24th June, 2019.
The Ondo State Contributory Health Commission is aimed at ensuring that all residents of Ondo State have financial protection, physical access to quality & affordable Health Care Services.