To tackle the perennial problem of inadequate manpower currently blighting primary health clinics across the State, the Katsina State Government has employed 993 doctors and auxiliary staff.
The Commissioner for Health, Mr. Nuhu Yakubu Danja, revealed this on Saturday at the one-day media roundtable, organised by the state Taskforce on Covid-19 in collaboration with Lafiya programme.
Danja went on to say that 30 medical doctors were sponsored by the state government for different specialisation programmes within and outside the country to enhance efficiency and effective healthcare delivery in the state.
He said: “The state government has also recruited 13 nursing tutors, 15 midwife educators and one lecturer. Full sponsorship granted for nurses; 18 post graduate diploma in nursing education, four degree in nursing, 11 masters degree in nursing and three PhD.”