The World Bank has disbursed the sum of N28 million to 15 Primary Healthcare Centres and one General Hospital in Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
This was disclosed by the Executive Secretary of the State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (SPHDA), Pharmacist Adamu Ibrahim Gamawa, at a press briefing, in Bauchi, on Friday.
Gamawa said that the disbursement was under the World Bank funded, Nigeria States Health Investment Project (NSHIP), which was aimed at repositioning healthcare facilities to render effective primary healthcare services.
He said that Bogoro local government was selected for the pilot project adding that it will be gradually extend to other local government areas of the state.
He said that Bauchi and Katagum local governments had been selected for the next phase of the project. He informed that an additional one had also been earmarked until all the 20 local government areas were covered.
Gamawa said that N13 million was earlier disbursed to the PHCs and the additional N15 million will be disbursed based on the assessment of their performance and utilisation of the funds allocated to them.
He, therefore, urged people to utilise the opportunities provided by the project in order to access healthcare delivery system in their