COVID-19 Response: Kano Provides 2,000 PPEs, 100,000 Face Masks To Private Hospitals
As part of measures taken Kano state Government against the return of COVID-19 pandemic, in its second wave, the state government has provided Two Thousand Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) and One Hundred Thousand Face Masks to private hospitals in the state.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje stated this during a Stakeholder’s Sensitization Mun eeting, part of the series of meetings, with proprietors of private hospitals in the state, held at Government House Kano.
“We are providing you with this 2,000 PPEs and 100,000 face masks so that you can take good care of your frontline health workers who always see patients day in day out,” he said.
The Governor explained that those patients asking for face masks when they visit those facilities could easily be provided with, emphasising that frontline health workers are extremely important,hence their personal protection needed to adequately taken care of.
Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje noted that the relationship between the state government and the private health facilities in the state was symbiosis not parasitic.
While asking them to help government in promoting compliance with the protocols, as it relates to use of face mask, hand washing, social distancing and use of sanitizer, governor Ganduje hinted that, soon we Government is coming up with Mobile Courts to help in enforcing the use of face mask in the state.
He Added that there could be public outcry, but public outcry cannot stop serious government from serving her people.