In line with the health policy and programme of Governor Obiano’s administration, Anambra State government has flagged off the ,Operation keep our hospitals clean
This was made known by Dr. Vincent Okpala, Commissioner for Health during a meeting at the Onitsha General Hospital together with other top management staff of the Ministry.
According to Dr. Vincent, the periodic meeting is one of the methods adopted by the Ministry to ensure effective communication between all the management and staff of government owned hospitals in the state. This is given the fact that,it paves the way for both the Ministry and staff of all the hospitals to brainstorm on pressing issues affecting them, as well as come up with modalities to further improve optimal service delivery.
Furthermore, he stated that the ‘Operation keep hospitals clean’ conforms with the health policy and programme of the Obiano administration. Hence, it’s important that all government hospitals are hygienically certified. Dr. Vincent also assured that the government is working tirelessly to resolve all pressing issues presented by the members of staff of the hospital.
The Special Adviser to the Governor on Health, Dr Simeon Onyemaechi who doubles as the Executive Secretary, Anambra State Health Insurance Agency called on members of staff of the hospital to intensify their efforts
in terms of efficient service delivery and take ownership of the hospital, to encourage government promote their
The Chief Medical Director of the Hospital, Dr. Mercy
Ebelechukwu-Anugwu who described the meeting as worthwhile , pressed on the fact that one of the greatest problems affecting the hospital is lack of
manpower. However she promised that they will ensure that the hospital is always clean as demanded by the State government.
Notable officials that graced the meeting include; The Head of Hospital Administration in Anambra State, Dr. Richmond Achugbu, the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano on General hospital, Mrs. Nwamaka Arinze-Okoh and her Medical Supply
counterpart, Mrs. Jennifer Onyedikachi.
Source: Anambra Broadcasting Service