Residents of Calabar South have been pouring accolades on His Excellency, Sen. Prof. Ben Ayade, following the donation of medical equipment in Efut Akani Esuk Primary Health Centre and the inauguration of the Ward Health Development Committee (WHDC) Management Board to coordinate the health activities in the area aimed at ensuring the well-being of women and children, and the further actualisation of Universal Health Coverage.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Inyang Asibong who conducted the inauguration on behalf of the State Government assured the community on the Government’s readiness to support the board in the actualisation of their set objectives. She said the Government will replicate the feat across the State.
While the HRH Muri Eyo Effiong Okon, V – clan head of Efut Akani Esuk and the WHDC chairman, who spoke on behalf of the community thanked the State Government for both the equipment and the official inauguration of the board, and also reinstated the commitment of the people to give total support to His Excellency as he sought to bring accessible and affordable health care delivery across board.
In other news the State Government joins the rest of the world in celebrating the world Physiotherapy week with a free Medical outreach and a Sensitisation walk . The Honourable Commissioner has called on the Calabar residents to take advantage of this and partake in celebration.
Meanwhile the Diabetes Association of Nigeria, Cross River State Chapter led by Dr. Essien, a Consultant Endocrinologist over the week payed a courtesy visit to the office of the Honourable Commissioner as they look to collaborate with the State Government in enhancing diabetes management in State.