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Gombe government recruits 451 health workers – The Sun Nigeria

The Gombe state government has recruited 440 health workers to reposition the health sector to improve its performance.

This is contained in a statement signed by Ismaila Misili, Managing Director, Press Affairs, Government House and made available to journalists in Gombe on Saturday.

He said the cadres recruited were 106 midwives, 213 community health extension workers (CHEW), 132 junior community health extension workers (JCHEW) to be deployed in various primary health care facilities across the country. ‘State.

He said the new employees were to be assigned to various primary health care facilities across the state.

“It’s because the current administration of an Inuwa Yahaya governor believed that primary health care is the foundation of the health system,” he said.

He explained that the current administration places a high priority on the health care and welfare of citizens, hence the massive investment in the sector.

He said the recruitment was another major milestone in the history of the sector in the state, in addition to the recent start of housekeeping at the specialist hospital, the hiring of specialist consultants.

Misili said the start of residency training and the ongoing construction of a brand new nursing and midwifery college in Gombe were all aimed at improving human resources for health capacity in the state. (NOPE)

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