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Irregular salaries, bad infrastructure, poor staffing mar primary healthcare delivery in Plateau

Posted: June 20, 2018 at 4:01 pm   /   Investigations

Grace Badung was met sleeping with her baby laid close to her. The officer-in-charge of Kerke primary healthcare centre in Jos East Local Government Area of Plateau State had become bored, having no other staff with her on duty and no patient coming for care. Since payment of salaries became irregular, health staff have become […]

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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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Residents Lament Over Poor State of Enuwa Primary Healthcare Centre

Posted: October 12, 2017 at 1:35 pm   /   Local, News

Residents of Enuwa community in Ile-Ife who patronize the primary health centre have cried out over lack of basic medical equipment. This has denied them the expected benefits of the provision of primary health centres by the governent. CAMPUS REPORTER’s investigation revealed that Enuwa Primary Health Centre, Ile-Ife, which was commissioned in 1959 to render […]

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