The Hon. Minister of State for Health & Social Welfare, Dr. Tunji Alausa has reiterated the federal government's determination to put more financial commitments to health institutions of learning in the country.
Minister made this known in Enugu during his oversight tour & official commissioning of the Ultra-modern Projects at Federal College of Dental Technology & Therapy, Enugu.
Dr. Alausa attributed the immense well-being of any society to success in health care delivery. He explained that the present administration specifically focuses its health drive action on 4 major agendas, namely;
a. Governance in Healthcare
b. Unlocking the Value Chain of the Healthcare Sector.
c.Health & Social Security
d. Health Population.
Speaking further, Dr Alausa commended the Rector, Top Management Staff, and the entire Community of the Institution for mutual cooperation amongst them, which enhanced the opportunity to achieve more in terms of project execution. The Minister later applauded Prof. John Emaimo, Rector of the College, for his giant stride being exhibited within the shortest time in office.
Earlier, the Rector of the College, Prof. John Emaimo expressed his gratitude to the federal government for the financial support received in order to carry out major projects that will benefit the college & immediate communities.
Prof. Emaimo enumerated some challenges faced by the institution. He requested Hon. Minister to come to their aides to address their needs for another milestone achievement the College anticipated.
Some of the projects, the Hon. Minister Commissioned at the College include:
* Two-in-One Lecture room
* Biomedical Research Centre.
* Centre for Entrepreneurship Development. (CED)
* Medical Centre Extension.
* Rector's Lodge
* One One-storey classroom block.
* Lawn Tennis Court. among others.