Nasarawa subsidises health services at specialist hospital with N240 million monthly

Hassan Ikrama, the Chief Medical Director of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia (DASH), says Nasarawa State Government is spending over N240 million monthly to subsidise healthcare services at the hospital.

Mr Ikrama disclosed this while addressing journalists on Sunday in Lafia.

He said that the money was being utilised in subsidising free medical services, especially for pregnant women, children under five years as well as the aged.

Mr Ikrama added that part of the money goes into emoluments and training of staff.

He commended Governor Abdullahi Sule for giving priority to the provision of quality healthcare to the people of the state by improving facilities at the hospital.

He said that the government had increased the number of surgery theatres from one to three to enable…

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