The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila has reaffirmed the commitment of the National Assembly in ensuring ethical conduct and professionalism among health workers with the aim of enhancing health status of the people.
Mr Femi Gbajabiamila stated this during the opening ceremony of a 3-day training program for Health Workers in Kano.
The Speaker who was Represented by the Member Representing Rano, Kibiya Bunkure in the House of Representatives, Alhaji Kabiru Alhassan Rueum said the objectives of the Training to reorientate health workers on the ethics of the profession geared towards ensuring effective service delivery on the Health Sector.
He said the Covid 19 pamdemic had caused a lot of negatives challenges globally on the Health Sector, hence training and retraining of the Health Workers was very paramount, stressing that professionalism was key to successful achievements of the stated goals.
Mr Femi Gbajabiamila urged Health Workers across the Nation to always exhibit decorum and professionalism in discharge of their constitutional responsibilities.
In a remark, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Ali Bukar Makoda aplauded the foresight and commitment of the National Assembly for organizing the training.
He said inline with the federal government commitment in boosting the health sector, the state Government had also follow suit, stressing that the Health sector was receiving all the needed attention by his administration.
The Governor further highlighted some of the ongoing projects in the health sector, which include the Ultra modern Cancer center which is over eighty percent completion, stressing that it was the first of it’s kind in the history of the Nation.
Earlier, the Special Adviser to the Speaker, Dr Femi Aworinde said the capacity building training for Health Workers was targeted at restoring the attitude of seriousness in the practice of medical practitioners.
He noted this was the second phase of the Training, adding that the phase was conducted in Lagos, and it would be conducted in all Zones of the Federation.
The capacity building training tagged improving patients outcome through ethical conduct and professionalism in the Covid 19 Era attracted Health Workers from different facilities of the State.