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In a significant stride towards improving healthcare in Ebonyi State, an engaging meeting was held with the Executive Secretary, Dr. Divine O. Igwe. The meeting which took place on the 13th of June, 2024 brought together 13 General Hospitals, 11 private facilities, and the entire staff of the state health agency. This collaborative event, driven by the Executive Governor Rt. Hon. Ogbonnaya Francis Nwifuru’s commitment to addressing health challenges focused on enhancing health provision and equipping the General Hospitals to better serve the community.

Dr. Divine O. Igwe emphasized the critical need for quality healthcare across the state, highlighting the goals of universal health coverage and the pivotal role of Health Insurance in achieving these objectives. The session underscored the importance of intensive care and attention to individuals enrolled in the state Health Insurance Agency, ensuring that they receive the necessary support and medical care.

The meeting served as a platform for health providers from different hospitals to discuss and understand the implications of their services on the broader healthcare landscape of Ebonyi State. It was a call to action, urging them to uphold high standards of care and attention, particularly for those under the state’s health insurance program.

In a show of commitment and cooperation, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed during the meeting. This agreement marks a significant step towards a more integrated and efficient healthcare system in Ebonyi State, aiming to provide accessible, quality healthcare to all residents.

The dedication of the Executive Governor and the active participation of healthcare providers reflect a promising future for healthcare in Ebonyi State. Through continuous engagement and collaboration, the state is poised to overcome its health challenges and ensure a healthier, more prosperous future for its people.

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