Kabo Hospital, Kano State
Kabo town is an agrarian community and local government headquarters of Kabo LGA. The community has a population of 12, 276 inhabitants. The town lies on Karaye valleys, 54.4 Kilometers away from Kano Metropolis. Kabo Cottage hospital was commissioned on Thursday 15th April 1999. Currently the health facility has adequate staff, functioning borehole, electricity and standby generator. In addition, the facility is equipped with surgical theater where minor and major surgeries are done. The Impact of better health on development, poverty reduction and the achievement of the health goals is indeed massive especially for the rising population of Nigerians which presently stands at about 200million including women and children. To make certain that health is priortized within the overall economic and development plans, Follow The Money research team uncovered the tender advertisement by Kabo Local Government Council to construct 20 Bedward at Kabo Hospital, Kano State.
To provide oversight and foster information sharing between the implementing agency and the beneficiary community on the implementation of this project, FTM team is initiating #RehabilitateKabo campaign. We call on all stakeholders especially the Kabo Local Government Council to provide necessary information that will aid the successful monitoring and implementation of this project. To join in this campaign, please log on to www.ifollowthemoney.org
Kano FTM Team Conducted A Preliminary Visit
FTM Team Interacting With Kabo Health Workers
16/05/2019: FTM team embarked on a Preliminary visit to interact with the community and health personnel at the facility regarding the implementation of the project as well obtain community and facility’s background data.
Major Challenges Within The Facility
Completed Kabo Health Facility
16/05/2019: Although, the facility has been completed and currently in use, the hospital still faces enormous accommodation challenges due to lack of adequate bedwards in the facility.
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Project Implementation is Currently At 90%
Furnishing of the New 20 Bed Ward Has Started
26/June/2019: Kano Follow The Money lead by Ali Isa embarked on a community outreach to Kabo to further strengthen citizen participation and extensively monitor the level of implementation so far. Satisfactorily the team recorded that the implementation is at 90 percent as at the time the outreach was conducted and the contractor has started furnishing the new ward with beds. Timeline for completion of the project is August 2019.
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