Ensure Best Practices-Ogun Alternate Medicine Board Asks Birth Attendants - EDU-BIZNEWS


Saturday, November 19, 2022

Ensure Best Practices-Ogun Alternate Medicine Board Asks Birth Attendants


Ogun State Alternate Medicine Board (OGAMB) has asked the State Mission Birth Attendants (MBA)and other stakeholders in the sub-sector of health system, to ensure best practices in maternal child care delivery, so as to meet up with the  annual targets for the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) in the State .
The Chairman of the agency, Balogun Nurudeeen Olaleye made the call at the opening programme  of year 2022 annual refresher course for the Mission Birth Attendants in Abeokuta, Ogun State Capital.

The training programme was organized by the National Mission Birth Attendants and Health Workers Associon with the aim of ensuring wellbeing of pregnant women during their delivery.

He commended the association for  the laudable training programme, saying it would promote overall well-being of women at various stages of pregnancy and  children below the age of 5 among other benefits

He further  emphasized the importance of comprehensive healthcare which includes various sectors such as nutritional Services , medical care during the pregnancy and post pregnancy period.

The Board Chairman noted that increasing rate of maternal mortality was  preventable only if all hands could be on deck at the same, adding that it has become a global trend being passed from one generation to another promted the present administration of Prince Dapo Abiodun to establish Ogun State Alternate Medice Board, so as to regulate and coordinate activities of the practitioners in the State to complement government effort.

Earlier in her welcome address, the National President, Mission Birth Attendant, Reverend ,Dr.,(Mrs.) Elizabeth Quodri, appreciated the effort of present administration in the State led by Prince Dapo Abiodun and the Chairman OGAMB for liberating the sub-sector in the last one year, a lot of changes had took place which made it imperative to continue to  training and retraining in line with the OGAMB directive.

Speaking, one of the participants , Mrs. Aderibigbe Salako, commended the leadership of the State Alternate Medicine Board, for coming dawn to everybody level and to redevelop them in line with modern day practices. He  assured the state government of  their continuous support. 

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