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Lagos Midwives’ Scheme Gets Less Than 25% Allocation

Filed in Nursing News by on September 6, 2016

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Lagos Midwives’ Scheme Gets Less Than 25% Allocation. The chairman, Evidence Sub-Committee, Lagos State Accountability Mechanism for Maternal and Newborn Health (LASAM), Mr Baruwa Basit, has revealed that the state’s midwives service scheme got less than 25 percent of its budget last year.

Basit made the disclosure while giving an update on the 2015 Health Budget Scorecard and Dissemination of Lagos State Maternal and Newborn Health Scorecard in Lagos.

The chairman said the poor allocation of funds to the state midwifery scheme was one out of a number of issues that came out of the findings of the study undertaken to understand how government was keeping up with its responsibility in reducing child and maternal mortality deaths in the state.

The report was released by the LASAM and Mamaye Evidence for Action.

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, who was represented by the chairman, LASAM, Dr. Folashade Oludara, said more work needed to be done especially in the area of increasing the number of health workers across the Primary Health Care (PHC) centres across the state.

Source: Daily Trust News

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