World Health Day :Kaduna Commissioner Distributes Delvery Kits to pregnant women

World Health Day :Kaduna Commissioner Distributes Delvery Kits to pregnant women

As women all over  the world comemorate the International World Health Day, the Kaduna Commissioner of Women Affairs and Social Development ,  Hajiya  Hafsat Muhammad Baba  distributed Free Delivery Kits to 200 pregnant women in the state.

In her remarks, while distributing the kits on Friday at the Womenhood Foundation Kaduna Head office, located at Anguwa Dosa Kaduna, Hajiya  Hafsat said, the gesture is  to complement the effort of the Foundation.

She urged religious and traditional rulers in the state to sensitize husbands in their domain on the need to allow their pregnant women go for antenatal.

On the foundation, Hafsat said, “We are going to write a report and submit to Governor El-Rufai about what the Foundarion is doing to support  health care delivery system in the state .

“We will tell him  that this school exist in the state, especially as its has  graduated about one thousand midwives ,who are now in various hospitals in the state.

“I believed my Governor has  listening ears especially on heath issues and this will pave way for the state government to partner with the  Foundation .

“Also on our part as a Ministry, we will see how we can assist you to be more efficient “.

She however  commended the Founder of the Foundation ,Hajiya  Maryam Abubakar for her humanitarian service to the community.

Earlier in her remarks, the Matron of the Foundation, Hajiya Maryam Abubakar ,who stressed  the importance of antenatal for pregnant women, said ” Regular  antenatal can assist pregnant women to know if they have any problem.She also talked  on the importance of breast feeding .

While thanking  the Commissioner for the donation, she also said the foundation  offers  free antenatal for pregnant women and  donate free drugs to them.

Some of the beneficiaries, one Falinat Yakubu, Zulaifat Salisu and Rodah Yakubu expressed delight for the donation and  called on other pregnant women to always go for antenatal  to avoid facing any problem during delivery.

The delivery kits include , Razor Blakit Diapers and hand gloves.