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Tag: Primary Health centre

PHC tracking: In Kwara, health workers walk miles to fetch water for clinics

Posted: April 30, 2018 at 3:09 pm   /   Investigations

Nurat, drenched, came into the old building hosting the Ajoko-Oja primary health centre, visibly exhausted. “I just returned from where I went to get water,” she told the probing journalist at the centre. “It’s miles from here.” For any purpose, the Ajoko-Oja health centre does not have water supply facility. So, a health worker, like […]

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Investigation: In Offa, Kwara State, government clinics running without doctors, pharmacists, water

Posted: April 4, 2018 at 1:20 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Investigations

With an urgent haste, a middle-aged man, Olasunkanmi, was moved from a public health centre in Offa local government area of Kwara state to a private hospital at the¬†Alubata area of the town. That was last year, but often such occurrence – referral from a public health centre to private centres – happens Olasunkanmi, at […]

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