Kano Government promises supply of affordable drugs to public facilities


Kano State Government has promised to sustain adequate supply of affordable, quality drugs and other consumables to over 1,000 public facilities in the state.

Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, Commissioner for Health, made the pledge in a statement by Mrs Hadiza Namadi, Public Relations Officer of the ministry on Thursday in Kano.

Tsanyawa, at a workshop on the Review of Kano State Sustainable Drug Supply System (SDSS) Operational Guidelines, said the review became necessary to address identified challenges facing the scheme.

He expressed gratitude to the SDSS committee for its hard work and selfless determination in implementing the operational guidelines.

The SDSS Committee Chairman, Mr Gali Sule, expressed delight over the success recorded from inception of the programme to date and acknowledged challenges hindering success of the scheme.

Sule urged participants to critically look at the proposed amendments in the operational guidelines towards addressing the identified challenges effectively.