Kano State COVID-19 Committee Introduces Home-Based Program

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The Kano State COVID-19 taskforce technical Committee has introduced a Home-based care program to reach people in remote areas, as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the pandemic.

A statement from the state Primary Health Care Management Board signed by its Information Officer Mr Maikudi Marafa made the disclosure on Saturday.

It said that the state Commissioner of Health, Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, who launched the program on Saturday, said that it was necessary to curtail the second wave of the pandemic.

The Commissioner stressed that health personnel had been trained and provided with motorcycles and medications to reach hard to reach areas, with a view to render home care health emergency services.

In the statement Dr Tsanyawa charged the health workers mandated with the task, to be more committed to the discharge of their assignment.

The statement further revealed that the State Coordinator of the Taskforce committee, and also the Executive Secretary State Primary Health care Management Board, Dr Tijjani Hussain, said that the program would use community target sampling.

He commended the state government for its support to the task force committee, in it’s an effort towards eradicating the pandemic in the state, as contained in the statement.

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