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HomeHealthC'River Govt Begins Distribution Of Oxygen Concentrators

C’River Govt Begins Distribution Of Oxygen Concentrators

The Cross River State Governmment assisted by the UNHCR has flag-off the distribution of oxygen concentration machines in the state.

For patients who have a medical condition that affects their lungs, this is a good news for them.

Oxygen concentrators are medical devices that help them take in oxygen if they spend time in a high-altitude area.

Cartons of Oxygen concentrators

Oxygen therapy can help them by decreasing their shortness of breath or breathlessness.

Also, it can help many lung disease patients feel less breathless during everyday activities.

The Governor Otu made flagged-off the distribution when the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) visited his office.

Afterward, he promised he would continue to support the provision of quality healthcare delivery in the state.

Represented by his Deputy Rt Hon. Peter Odey on Tuesday, Otu said his administration will continue to create an enabling environment for them to thrive in the state.

While receiving the High Commissioner in Calabar, Mr. Mohammed Nafion and his team.

Hon. Odey in a warmth handshake with team member of the UNHCR

Hon Odey lauded them for all their contributions to health care.

Moreover, “I had been following your program since when i was a member of the State House of Assembly.’

Meanwhile, the Head of Field Office, Mr. Mohammed Nafion has expressed delight for the governor’s support to health institutions.

During the visit, the Protection Associate, UNHCR Calabar, Mr Richard Effiong, highlighted bulk of their work in Cross River State

Besides working with refugees, Mr Effiong listed other of their achievements so far In the state.

He said they include renovation of health centers, building of a guest house for the nurses in remote areas at Oban and Ekong Anaku in Akamkpa LGA.

On the other hand, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Egbe Ayuk, promised that the oxygen concentration machines donated will be promptly distributed to health care centres in need.

Accordingly, having visited primary healthcare centres across the state, expressed satisfaction with model and quality of healthcare provided by UNHCR.

Truth Live News learned that Dr. Enoch Asuquo, Technical Office, Nigerian Red Cross Society, and Mr. Raleigh Williams, Protection Officer, Caritas Nigeria, Calabar office accompanied UNHCR officials on the visit.

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