The Bauchi State Government under the National States Health Investment Project (NSHIP) have released N13M to Dass Local Government Area to improve the health facilities there.
Announcing the disbursement, the Executive Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Mr Adamu Gamawa, said the funds were released after the National Supportive Supervision exercise was conducted for the benefiting facilities.
A total of N12,962,500 was disbursed to 15 Primary Healthcare Centres and one General Hospital in Dass LGA, and the funding was provided under the World Bank assisted Additional Financing of National State Health Investment Project (NSHIP). Each health facility will receive between N700,000 and N800,000.
This is a pilot exercise and other LGAs will benefit soon. The Bauchi State government also adopted the Performance Base Financing Approach to disburse the fund.
The NSHIP focuses on the delivery of quality primary health care so as to meet the health needs of the people.