Oyo Govt Reviews Minimum Service Package For Healthcare Facilities



Oyo State Government on Saturday, commenced the process to review its minimum health service package that patients can access at primary health care facilities across the state.

The State Commissioner for Health, Oluwaserimi Ajetunmobi, stated this while delivering her speech at the review meeting held in Oyo town.

A statement by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Dotun Oyelade, in Ibadan, the state capital, quoted Ajetunmobi as saying that the minimum service package needs to be standardised.

She revealed that the primary objective of the review meeting was to meet the basic health needs of the entire people of the state, adding that the initiative is a priority set of interventions that should be provided in PHC centres daily at little or no cost.

The commissioner said the Governor Seyi Makinde-led administration had shown unflinching commitment to the health sector since he came on board in 2019, noting that the commitment of the governor to the health sector was targeted at improving the health indices and level of health status of residents of the state.

Earlier, the Executive Secretary of the state Primary Health Care Board, Muideen Olatunji, reiterated the commitment of the governor to ensuring the delivery of quality healthcare at primary healthcare facilities in the state.

He said the government had completed the renovation of 210 primary healthcare facilities out of the 351 facilities under the watch of the board.

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