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Akeredolu procures multi-million naira equipment for healthcare centres

Akeredolu procures multi-million naira equipment for healthcare centres
The Ondo State Government has procured some modern equipment to enhance the healthcare delivery system across the 18 Local Government Areas of the state.

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“The training and capacity building for health workers in various PHC services areas will now be seamless with these multi-function coloured photocopy machines and the availability of petrol generators for powering the equipment.“The essence of the generators at this period is that they will help to power these equipment and the health centres especially with the current high cost of diesel and epileptic power supply in the country.

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