Health

PRESIDENT OF THE 8TH SENATE

  • Launched the Legislative Network for Universal Health Coverage in 2017.
  • Passed the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency Reforms Bill, Federal Capital Territory Health Insurance Agency Bill, National Drug Control Bill, National Mental Health Bill and the Free Integrated Maternal and Child Healthcare Bill.
  • Signed the Compulsory Treatment and Care for Victims of Gunshot Act.

GOVERNOR OF KWARA STATE

  • Founded the Community Health Insurance Scheme (CHIS).
  • ¬†Rehabilitated 103 primary health centres across the state.
  • Recruited and trained 1,500 health workers.
  • Implemented a statewide polio programme which culminated in a zero-level prevalence of the Wild Polio Virus (WPV).
  • Distributed over 300,000 long-lasting insecticide-treated (LLIT) nets, 187,000 Artemis Combination Therapy Drugs (ACT), 370,000 Sulfadoxine Pyrimethamine (SO), and 105,000 units each of Paracetamol, Vitamin V, B-Complex / multi-vitamins across the state.
  • Built and equipped the Kwara Advanced Medical Diagnostic Centre.
  • Established a new College of Nursing.
  • Established HIV counseling and testing centers in all local governments.
  • Introduced an articulated Accident and Emergency Programme and established ambulance points on
    major road.
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