A United kingdom UK based Non Governmental Organization (NGO), Tutor-Twin Programme” is to help the FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat(HHSS) in building capacity of the FCT school of Nursing through sharing knowledge and experiences in the area of teaching methodology.
The assistance, which is expected to increase the number of trained health workers, in order to reduce maternal and infant mortality in FCT and Nigeria at large.
A statement signed by HHSS Public Relations Officer, Samuel Musa, said the NGO, under women for health project, on a visit to tutors of the FCT School Nursing, Gwagwalada to acquaint themselves with the teaching methodologies, existing training facilities and share experience with the tutors and students there.
It added that while receiving the team, the HHSS Secretary, Barr. Amanda Pam, noted that planned intervention was in line with the current FCT Administration desire to raise the capacity of health care service providers to greater level.
“The health project, is a UK AID and Department for International Development (DFID) funded project working in five state of Northern Nigeria namely Kano, Katsina, Jigawa, Yobe and Zanfara states, the team paid their first visit to Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to meet with the management of FCT Health and Human services, being the pacesetter in the country.
“The delegation Headed by Balarabe Ibrahim Gaya and a quality and Educational advisor, alongside the team of women professionals health workers appreciated the FCT Administration’s political-will, in upgrading the health care delivery in the FCT,” the statement stated.