We Are Aimed At Providing At Sustainable And proficient Healthcare Service Affordable For All Citizens
Dr Fabong, DG PLASCHEMA
The Director-General of the Plateau State Contributory Health Care Management Agency (PLASCHEMA), Dr. Fabong Jemchang Yildamn has said proactive measures have been put in place by the agency to commence full implementation of the Agency’s mandate of providing affordable and quality healthcare to the citizens.
Dr. Fabong said this when he hosted the executive members of the Plateau state Bloggers and Online Media Association led by the chairman, Comrade Friday Bako, on a courtesy visit in his office today in Jos Plateau State.
He reassured that citizens of the State of the agency are duly commitment towards attaining Universal Health Coverage in the State.
He said in line with the United Nation’s (UN) Agenda of universal health coverage which is a critical component of the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs), the State will not relent in ensuring the drive towards the actualization of same.
Dr. Fabong who was flanked by the Agency’s top Management Staff made these disclosures when he played host to the Executives of Plateau State Bloggers and Online Media Association (PBOMA) who were in his office on a courtesy visit.
He said “We are set to commence the rollout of affordable and quality care for citizens in the State”
“Our focus is to ensure that social and economic status of citizens does not create barrier towards accessing quality health care services,”
The Medical Expert said the Agency has reached rural communities and has volunteers across the 325 Wards in the State who are sensitizing the public on its activities.
He described the Media as strategic partners toward achieving a healthy and better society especially with the advent of social media. He said given that the Agency has an active media presence, it will further give it a better reach partnering with the Bloggers and Online Media practitioners.
Comrade Friday Bako, chairman of the Plateau Bloggers and online Association in his opening remark, congratulated the DG on his appointment describing him as a pragmatic, competent and purpose-driven Medical Professional.
He went on to introduce the association as a professional group of seasoned bloggers and online media practitioners geared towards professional reportage on the social media space in line with the ethics of the profession. He further noted that the advent of the group has further sanitized the social space of Misinformation.
Comrade Bako went on to commend the DG, his management Team and staff who are demonstrating sufficient capacity, commitment and immense competence as well as their contributions to achieving universal health coverage in the state given the short existence of the Agency.