Immunisation campaign in Ogun State received a major boost as it took delivery of the first batch of consignment from the European Union Support Immunisation Governance in Nigeria, EUSIGN.
The union donated 45 solar refrigerators and panels to the state government for proper preservation of immunisation vaccines.
While receiving the items on behalf of the government, Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, revealed that the solar refrigerators and generators would keep immunisation vaccines potent, safe and viable without having to depend on electricity.
Ipaye noted that the catalyst for efficient healthcare service delivery is to have a well funded Primary Health Care system in place, adding that 40 Primary Health Care Centres would bring service delivery closer to the people.
He emphasised that each local government would benefit from the refrigerators and solar generator though priority would be given to health facilities with more patronage and productivity.
The commissioner disclosed that an integrated supervision team had been set up to preserve and secure the items to be distributed to all the 20 local government areas.
Also speaking, EUSIGN State Technical Assistant, Mr Saliu Nasir, stated that the gesture was geared towards supporting the state government in its bid to improve healthcare delivery to the people, adding that EUSIGN would hand over all projects to the state government and promised that more of such developments would come to the state.

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