“Health is wealth”,this is a popular adage in many cultures and languages across different parts of the globe.
But to succeed in having a healthy society or community certain majors needed to be implored in ensuring that the vulnerable in the society have access to quality health care service.
To achieved the set goals, FCDO lafiya programme organises a two days training for the media in kano with the aim of acquainting them.with modern techniques of sensitizing and informing the general public through their programmes and reportages on how to get access to health care services.
On the other hand,the media plays a role in following up the policies made by policy makers geared towards ensuring that they implement the budget accordingly.
Speaking while presenting a paper during the training , the consultant lafiya programme Kano,Malam Aminu Sarki highlighted the services a citizens have the right to access interns of health services.
He encouraged the media to advocate for effective service delivery in the health sector aimed at addressing numerous challenges bedeviling the development of the sector.
The discussions also keyed into how the media would advocate for Human capital development in the health sector with a view of ensuring effective service delivery.
Speaking to Kano daily shortly after the training session a health
Programme producer from pyramid Radio Kano zakkiyu Ibrahim said the training had build his capacity on how to produce quality health programmes aimed at passing the needed message to the public.
He commended the efforts and foresight of fcdo lafiya programme in Kano ,for organizing such an educative session for the media.
Earlier the chairman Nigerian union of journalist NUJ Kano chapter,comrade Abbas Ibrahim charged the media to be up and doing in ensuring that the most vulnerable in the society have access to quality health care services.
The wokshop Organized by kanSLAM supported by fcdo lafiya programme attracted health programmes producers from all the radio stations and television in Kano,and some selected vibrants health reporters in the state.