Current Status of Gwanda Comprehensive Health Centre

Gwanda is a remote farming settlement in Dambatta LGA. The community has a population of 6, 672 inhabitants. The village lies on Dambatta plains, 65.2 Kilometers away from Kano Metropolis. Gwanda Comprehensive Health Centre was constructed in 2011. Currently, the health facility has inadequate medical personnel and does not admit patients due to lack of medical equipment and consumables. Patients are referred to either Dambatta General Hospital (25KM away) or Kazaure General Hospital (36.8KM) in Jigawa State. Better health is central to human happiness and well-being. It also makes a major contribution to economic progress, as healthy population live longer, are productive and saves more. To effectively monitor the country’s contribution to quality health care services for all, Follow The Money data mining team discovered that the Dambatta Local Government Council in its tender advertisement, has slated for the General Renovation of Gwanda Comprehensive Health Centre, at Dambatta LGA.

Follow The Money has Initiated #RenovateGwanda campaign to track and provide oversight over the implementation of this project and simultaneously on board the beneficiary community with timely and detailed information to enable citizens participation and foster their inclusion in the project. To enable a successful campaign, We are calling on all stakeholders, most importantly the Dambatta Local Government Council, the good people of Dambatta Community and the general public to participate fully in this campaign and provide all necessary information that will foster the full implementation of this project. To join this campaign, log on to www.ifollowthemoney.org

Preliminary Visit To Gwanda Comprehensive Health Centre

Female Ward of Gwanda Medical Facility

17/05/2019: Kano Follow The Money Team embarked on a preliminary visit exercise to Dambatta LGA to ascertain the implementation status of the Gwanda Comprehensive Health Centre. Findings reveal that project implementation is yet to commence.

Medical Services Suspended In The Health Facility

Pediatric Ward of Gwanda Medical Facility

17/05/2019: The facility is in a deployable state as basic medical services ranging from immunization to antenatal services has been suspended and the facility taken over by rodents and reptiles thereby exposing patients and staff to diseases.

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