UNPF Donates PPEs And Other Lifesaving Commodities To 32 Primary Healthcare Centers In Borno

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The United Nations Population Fund, has donated Personal Protective Equipment PPEs and other lifesaving commodities to 32 primary healthcare centers and 10 secondary and tertiary facilities across Borno state.

At a ceremony in Maiduguri, UNFPA Head of Maiduguri sub office Mr Christian Macauley said the items was to strengthen and protect frontline health workers.

He assured of UNFPA continued support to ensure no disruption of sexual and reproductive health services during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The commodities will go a long way in scaling up GBV in emergency services to vulnerable people in hard to reach areas, he said.

Director Medical Services Borno state Ministry of Health, Dr Buba Mshelia explained the medical support will go a long way in relieving some challenges the health facilities are facing.

Items presented include 3646 pieces of safety googles, 3000 long surgical gloves, 6000 short examinations gloves and 6000 pieces of surgical facemask.

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