Health

Ondo Government Establishes Agency To Check Counterfeit Drugs

The bill to regulate all drugs in hospitals across Ondo State is in progress

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu announced this during the official flag-off of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund Programme in Akure

The Governor said the Drug Regulatory Agency was to put out fake drugs in the hospitals thus facilitating better healthcare in the society

Governor Akeredolu who said the Health Care Fund was to mitigate financial barrier encouraged the state’s residents especially the civil servants to key into the intervention program for improved medical delivery

In a remark, General Manager, Ondo State Contributory Health Commission, Dr. Abiodun Oyeneyin said the medical care supported by 2014 national health act would take care of 50 while the primary health care would handle 45 percent and the remaining 5 percent by emergency cum NCDC

Dr. Oyeneyin maintained that 20000 beneficiaries would be enrolled across the 18 local government with beneficiaries drawn from national social register.

Feranmi Odofin

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