SABOBA: DCE Commissions CHPS Compound
The District Chief Executive of Saboba, George Bingrini has commissioned a Community-Based Health Planning and Service (CHPS) compound to the Chiefs and people of Kpegu in the Soboba Electoral Area.

Date Created : 11/17/2020 12:00:00 AM : Story Author :

The facility is expected to serve the people of Kpegu and nearby communities including Nkpeipab, Bongen, Kpegu East and West and a host of nearby communities.

In a ceremony attended by Teachers, Opinion leaders and District Health Directorate as well as the Chiefs and people of Kpegu and Soboba, Mr Bingrini admonished the people to “own the facility”.

He said the people of Kpegu have always craved for a health centre thus they should ensure that they make good use of the facility.

Mr. Braimah Mustapha Farouk the District Director of Health Services outlined the role of the CHPS, Community Volunteers, and Community Health Management Committee in the health care delivery processes. Mr. Farouk was full of joy as the CHPS compound was being commissioned.

He urged the people of Kpegu to help integrate the health personnel posted to man the facility into the community and not over demand from them since their role to give primary Basic health care as in prevention through Health promotion, vaccination, ANC services, Home visits and OPD services, cases that are beyond them will be referred to other Health Centres.

The facility comprised of 2 consulting Rooms, an OPD, Waiting area, Injection room, and Dispensary, as well as a 2 Bed room apartment with toilet and bathroom and Kitchen.