Kano State Deputy Governor Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna has described the brand new Public Well being Emergency Operation Middle (EOC)within the state as able to producing and visualising information and knowledge on COVID -19.
Dr. Gawuna who’s the State Chairman Activity Pressure Committee on COVID-19 made the assertion throughout the visible commissioning of the USAID upgraded Public Well being Emergency Operation and Name Middle in Kano.
Gawuna appreciated that Kano had the privilege to get the USAID help in upgrading a primary of its type emergency operation middle which is modernized and geared up with multimedia devices.
” The EOC will serve not just for COVID-19 but additionally for different public well being emergencies, it’s geared up with communication tools, show display and furnishings in addition to improved an infection prevention and management supplies ” Gawuna added.
The Deputy Governor defined that because the first confirmed COVID-19 case in Kano, the administration had continued to advance public well being measures, leveraging on consultants and the NCDC tips and instituting a formidable activity pressure that had been coordinating and managing all of the operations.
He added that the State had equally prioritized the procurement of related private protecting tools (PPE), consumables and all of the wanted sources required to scale back the affect of the pandemic.
Dr. Gawuna, subsequently, hailed the efforts of the USA Company for Worldwide Improvement (USAID) for its type intervention in upgrading the State Emergency Operation Middle for COVID-19 and different public well being emergencies, calling on the State Well being Personnel to make considered utilization of the amenities.
Earlier in his welcome handle, the State Commissioner of Well being Dr. Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa expressed appreciation on behalf of his Ministry for having fun with all of the wanted help from the Kano State Authorities, USAID and different Improvement Companions.