Following the severe outbreak of Cholera and re-emergence of COVID-19 in Kano, the state’s ministry of health has joined hands with UNICEF to fight the two deadly endemic.
This, according the duo partners was in line with the lingering cases of Cholera in the state for over 7 months.
Dr Ogu Enemaku, a representative of UNICEF highlighted that “the two establishments deemed it necessary to organize a media interactive session to digest the progress, challenges and solutions for the two diseases bedeviling the state.”
He says, UNICEF is committed to assist with Kano state government with strategic measures and resources to enlighten the public “and eventually end the lingering cholera pandemic – and the same thing applies to COVID-19.” He added.
Representatives of Kano State Primary Healthcare Management Board say, Governor Ganduje has directed the state’s ministry of health to take every possible measure to rapidly engage and end the endemic.
The event which started on 22nd September – 23rd September, 2021 also focus on how to sensitize citizens on total compliance with vaccination to COVID-19 and eradicating Cholera in Kano.
The two-day sensitization workshop was graced by many representatives from different media outlets and stakeholders.