Kebbi Government has procured N300 million modern ultra sound machines for 14 general hospitals in the state, the Commissioner of Health, Alhaji Umar Kambaza, has said.
Kambaza, who represented Gov. Atiku Bagudu, during the inspection of the machines in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday, said they were procured to improve health care delivery in the state.
He said health centers for women and children especially those located in remote areas would be accorded priority in the installation of the Ultra sound machines, to help reduce maternal and new born diseases.
According to him, the government is committed to reducing all health challenges facing women and children in the state.
Hajiya Halima Boyi, Permanent Secretary in the ministry, called on health management committees of the benefiting hospitals to ensure proper utilization of the machines.
Dr Aminu Bunza, the State Director, Medical Services, assured of proper maintenance of the ultra sound machines.