Nasarawa State House of Assembly Committee on Health, has commended the management of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital ( DASH) Lafia for providing quality health care services to the people of the state.
Chairman, House Committee on Health
hon Usman Labaran Shafa, gave the commendation when managements of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital ( DASH), Nasarawa State Health Insurance Agency, School of Nursing and Midwifery appeared before the Committee on their 2023 budget defence in Lafia.
Shafa indicated that the committee would continue to give adequate support to the health sector across the state to enable them succeed in their activities.
“We have decided to invite you to tell us what you intend to spend and generate as revenue as contained in the 2023 budget.
“You are also to tell us if you have any problem or challenge with any economic code in the budget.
“Ours is to ensure that the right thing is done in the interest of the health of our people as a healthy nation is a wealthy nation.
“DASH is doing well and we are happy with your performance and we urge you to keep it up,” he said.
Shafa also commended Gov. Abdullahi Sule for giving adequate attention to the health sector
Earlier, the CMD DASH Dr. Hassan Ikrama, expressed gratitude to Gov. Sule and the committee for prioritizing the health sector in the state.
He indicated that the management and staff of the centre would continue to be committed to their duties for the overall development of the health sector.
The CMD pointed out that the Teaching Hospital, when established would improve on the health status of the people of the state and would create employment opportunities.
On his part, Dr Gaza Gwamna, the Executive Secretary of Nasarawa State Health Insurance Agency disclosed that many state workers have enrolled into the scheme.
He also espressed appreciation to Gov. Sule and the committee for supporting the hospital activities to succeed.
Also, Mr Solomon Zari, the Principal, School of Nursing and Midwifery while defending the school 2023 budget thanked the committee for being up and doing in ensuring the development of the school.
The principal, however appealed for upward review in the overhead of the school for quality service delivery.

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