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Ondo Primary Healthcare Unveils Plan for Enhanced Service Delivery

The Ondo State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (OSPHCDA) has reviewed its activities for the year 2023 and unveiled strategies for better service delivery in the state for the year 2024.

In preparation for the year 2024, the State Immunisation Officers and Cold Chain Officers held a meeting today, Saturday, with LIOs/CCOs of the 18 LGAs.

According to the official Facebook page of the agency, the meeting focused on presentation of the 2023 Activities Report, introduction of the 2024 Activities Calendar, micro plans preparation, and outlining Action Points for the year.

The meeting also aimed at enhancing immunisation programme coordination, communication, management, and putting in place strategies for effective vaccination preparedness and readiness in 2024.

Permanent Secretary of the PHC, Dr. Francis Adegoke Akanbiemu, commended the LIOs and CCOs for the good work they are doing in their respective LGAs particularly in 2023 while also appreciating the state governor’s, Dr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, support.

“I however charge you to increase efforts in the current year and be more responsive in discharging assigned duties to improve the health status of the people of Ondo State particularly the under-5 children and pregnant women.

“We also appreciate the state governor, Dr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, for his support for Primary Health Care.

“The Agency has concluded arrangement to commence the implementation of a programme tagged “Celebration of Family Planning/Immunisation Champions” in communities, which is intended to identify mothers/caregivers who have practiced family planning faithfully and those who have fully immunised all their children with well documented records”.

In her remarks, the State Immunisations Officer, Mrs Olagunjoye Comfort expressed appreciation to the Permanent Secretary for his innovations and continuous support for immumisation activities and leadership qualities.