Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Health centres set for renovation countrywide
As the government has reiterated its commitment to embark on its extensive program of renovating old health centers in the country, it has set aside Tshs. 3.6 bn/- to accomplish the work in Ruvuma region. The move is to fast track maternal health care services to pregnant mothers most of whom are not adequately given the special attention they deserve when time for their child birth delivery nears. The deputy minister of State in President’s office who is responsible for local government and regional administration Josephat Kandege revealed yesterday in Parliament during question and answer session. He was responding to the question which was earlier raised by a special seat legislator of Ruvuma region Jackline Ngonyani Msongozi (CCM) who wanted to know the maximum efforts has the government provided towards ensuring that it accommodate health centre in Lusema town in Ruvuma region.
Responding to this, the deputy minister noted that, it is the government’s plans to ensure that, it accomplish the need of constructing health centre in various parts in the country with a focus to see that the provision of health services remains intact in most parts in the country. For the health centre at Lusema town, the deputy minister has directed the district council authority in the area to put the final touches on the building by constructing the floor so that, the centre should start providing health services as usual.