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We Are Committed To Providing Quality Healthcare – Nwifuru

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The Government of Ebonyi State has asserted that it is committed to providing support to the Better Health for Rural Women and Internally Displaced Persons Foundation (BERWO) for sustainable healthcare delivery across the state.

The Governor of the state, Francis Nwifuru, made the pledge in Izzi council headquarters on Thursday during a grand finale of tour on the 13 local government areas of the state.

The Eastern Updates reports that the Governor’s wife, Mrs Mary-Maudline Nwifuru, founder of BERWO project, had embarked on tour of LGAs to inaugurate local government committee of her project at the council level.

She also commissioned community and social development agency Assisted Micro Projects across the council areas of the state.

The governor, who was represented by his Deputy Gov, Mrs Patricia Obilla, commended Mrs Nwifuru for the life saving projects for the people.

“The state government is highly determined and ready to give you all support, enabling environment needed to achieve success in the project,” the Governor said.

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He further called on council chairmen and chairpersons of the LGAs in the state to continue to support and sustain the project at the grassroots level.

In her remark, the wife of the Governor said screening and free injection for prevention of Hepatitis B would soon begin across communities in the state.

She added that medical personnel would be sent to the council areas as well for the programme.

Mrs Nwifuru while commending team members, partners, donors of the BERWO foundation, stated that the project was geared towards passion for well-being of citizens and alleviating the plights of the downtrodden.

She said that it championed education, especially those at the rural areas, quality and access to healthcare delivery, empowerments.

“Other areas for interventions include; conflict response and relief, advocacy, awareness, community development among others.

She commended and charged the committees inaugurated to take responsibilities in ensuring that the aim of the project was sustained.

Mr Jeremiah Nwankwagu, Federal Commissioner, National Population Commission in the state, promised to partner with the foundation to ensure children from 0 to 17 years are registered free.

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