In an effort to enhance healthcare delivery in the state, Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq has approved the hiring of 197 medical professionals.
The Kwara State Health Management Board’s spokesperson, Halimah Sulu-Gambari, made this announcement in a statement on Sunday. She said that the staff would include 72 nurses with a range of specialties and 23 medical physicians.
Others are three senior registrars, 13 pharmacy technicians and six pharmacists.
The statement read: “Others include four medical laboratory scientists, five scientific officers, 20 Community Health Extension Workers (CHEW), 20 Junior CHEW, and 23 hospital attendants.
“We indeed commend the governor for this timely approval as it will help to replace some of the hands that we have lost to attrition or retirement.
“This will also complement the unprecedented infrastructural development we have seen in the health sector in the state.”
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