The wife of the governor of Bauchi state, Dr Aisha Bala Mohammed has vowed to continue to support the administration of her husband in its resolve to end maternal and neonatal mortality in the state.
Aisha Bala Mohammed gave the assurance while declaring open, a three day workshop for journalists organized by The Challenge Initiative, Nigeria on Wednesday at chartwell hotel, Bauchi.
Mrs Bala who rolled out some of her interventions in the areas of health to include free medical screening for over 3000 women in Misau LGA in collaboration with Fidelity Bank, sickle cell screening to 300 children and Malaria screening for over 500 people in Buachi state among others also added that her office will continue to give the needed support towards providing quality health care services to women and children.
“Health is a top priority area of this administration that is why his Excellency declared a state of emergency on health and has been working round the clock to ensure that health care reaches the people at all levels.
“we cannot overemphasis the importance of paying attention to women and children’s health in our communities and spacing in between births in one of the proven ways to ensure that women, children and the entire family live healthily because of the many benefits associated to it” she said.
Mrs Bala also called on the media to be objective in its reportage.