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.