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Birth attendants in Ogun urged to tap into govts' intiatives

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By Our Correspondent

Ogun State Government has urged  Birth Attendants operating in the State to utilize the windows of opportunity  provided by the government to enhance their practice.

Chairman of the State Alternate Medicine Board, Balogun Nurudeen Olaleye made the call at a day training workshop in Ifo, for Birth Attendants in ifo Local Government Area. 

The similar workshop had  earlier  been held in Abeokuta , Oke-Odan, which captured all the three Senatorial Districts of the State. 

Balogun Olaleye, while speaking at the event, said government is working to ensure a hitch free child birth, saying "we have been doing everything possible to create awareness to ensure that every practitioner in the state is captured in the ongoing registration and re-orientation/training on modern  practice of Alternate Medicine, with special focus on activities of Birth Attendants, for safemotherhood ". 

He stated that data base of Alternate Medicine practitioners would be given utmost priority  to  detect quacks, as well as sanitize the sub-sector, enjoining members to tidy up their registration process. 

Appreciating the State government on behalf of other participants, Mrs.
Mopelola Babatunde and Tajudeen Olaiya affirmed  that the training had broaden their knowledge for  better service delivery, promising their cooperation with the Board.