The Zamfara state Contributory Healthcare Agency (ZAMCHEMA) has organised a one-day capacity building training for liaison officers drawn from Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) in the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the trainees were drawn from 135 Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) registered by the agency.
Declaring the training open, in Gusau on Tuesday, the state commissioner for Health, Alhaji Yahaya Kanoma commended the management of the agency for giving priority to capacity building.
“The programme is a charity aimed at helping civil servants in the state to have easy access to healthcare services. Therefore, sincerity is clearly needed in this prograramme, in order to achieve the desired objectives”, the Commissioner said.
Also speaking, the Permanent Secretary, state Ministry of Health, Dr Habibu Yelwa, called on the participants not to disappoint the state, in the performance of the assignment given to them, because it was essential in ensuring its success.
“As liaison officers, you should be dedicated and honest, and always try to be polite, while discharging your duties”, Yelwa told the trainees.
Earlier, the Executive Secretary of the agency, Dr Yusuf Abubakar, said the training, with the theme: “Role and Responsibilities of MDAs, Staff Officers for the enhancement of Effective Service Delivery under the Contributory Healthcare Scheme”, aimed at promoting service delivery by the scheme in the state.