At the Commissioning of New Hospital in Alimosho, Sanwo-Olu Sets New Targets for Universal Health Coverage
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has set a six-year target to achieve universal health coverage in the state, explains that the government would work assiduously towards achieving the goal and making affordable healthcare accessible for all residents by 2025.
The governor spoke at the commissioning of 149-bed Maternal and Child Centre (MCC) sited in Alimosho General Hospital, Igando. The facility was built and donated to the state by the Federal Government through the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire.Sanwo-Olu said the facility would raise the capacity of the state to further reduce maternal and child mortality rate, adding that the MCC would also complement the output of the existing healthcare facilities in the state in providing quality care for nursing women and newborns.
“The delivery of this new MCC is heart-warming for us in Lagos. Not only that…
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