Earlier, Malam Isah Ibrahim, Nutrition Advocacy Adviser, Save the Children International, said that none of the 255 PHCs
had a trained nutritionist to provide professional services.
In total, there are 39,550 PHCs
in Nigeria, of which many serve underprivileged communities including slums and WHO has worked closely with PHCs
in rural and urban areas of the FCT and beyond.
I urge the doctors of Indian diaspora to adopt their own villages and help in improving the Primary Health Services there," he said, adding, "Take active interest in the functioning of PHCs
in your own village.
He did not go through the required public bidding before purchasing from PHCS
, even though there was no imminent danger to life or property during a state of calamity.
Moreover, as per norms, Muzaffarpur should have 170 PHCs
and 43 CHCs based on the population criterion.
In the case of children, schools will refer the cases to PHCs
, which will then refer them to the WCCs.
I believe that PHCs
', in their work to stimulate cross-sectorial activities, are more concerned with arguing for health and why collaboration is needed to promote health in all we do, such as planning for recreational facilities and public accessible areas.
are those arms of the government which can play a pivotal role in bringing rapid economic stability and energy security in the country through fast-tracked exploration and production of oil and gas reserves.
In communication with the federal government, the KP pleaded for 10 years income tax exemption to PHCs
and allow the provinces for the imposition of excise duty ED on indigenous crude oil by provincial governments.
In a letter addressed to the federal government by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), it has sought this exemption in Finance Bill 2018-19 for its incipient PHCs
which got established under the federal government's Petroleum Policy 2012.
Dr Ayesha Al Basti, Specialist Family Physician and Acting Head of Nad Al Hamar health centre said PHCs
provides services including outpatient family medicine, child health services, antenatal care, dental services, besides some specialist clinics like ENT, ophthalmology and dermatology, in addition to supportive services such as pharmacy, X-ray & laboratory services.
The figures of rural health infrastructure in tribal areas indicate that there is a shortfall of 6,796 sub- centers, 1,267 PHCs
and 309 CHCs.