In a bid to boost efficient healthcare delivery, the Ogun State government has promised to equip and boost the Community Based Health Insurance Scheme, CBHIS.
Secretary to the State Government, Barrister Taiwo Adeoluwa, made this known at the launching of Agbebi Instructional Video on Safe Delivery for Traditional Birth Attendants organised by HACEY Health Initiative, a non-governmental organisation with the Australian government at Obafemi/Owode Local Government Area.
Adeoluwa added that the state government would continue to organise sensitisation programmes for rural dwellers aimed at curbing child and maternal mortality.
He pointed out that government had put in place the CBHIS, Gbomoro and ‘Araya’ programmes to assist members of the community, as well as the vulnerable to have easy access to health services.
“Let me state here that we will not rest on our oars as we are determined to double efforts in providing sound healthcare services for the citizenry,” he promised.
In their remarks, the Australian High Commissioner, Mr. Jonathan Richardson, and the acting United States Consul General, Mrs. Dehab Chebreab, lauded the efforts of the state government and the NGO’s initiative, pledging their partnership with the government to reduce child and maternal mortality in the state.
In attendance were the Permanent Secretaries, Hospitals Management Board, Mrs. Modupe Olurin and Ministry of Health, Dr. Daisi Odeniyi.

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