A MEMORANDUM of Understanding between the Oyo State government and Healthcare Communications, a leading health development and consultancy firm in Nigeria has been signed for strategic promotion and development of health care delivery. The Founder & Chief Executive, Healthcare Group, Dr. Bola Olaosebikan, (OON) described the partnership as part of the committment to transform health care delivery in the state.
He said under the MoU,Healthcare will work with Oyo State government on groundbreaking ideas, innovation and raising of N50 billion to restore 57 General Hospitals and 600 Health Care Centres in all the LGAs of the state.
“We shall be working with Oyo state government on the N50 billion Healthcare endowment fund for Oyo state and we are very happy to work with a focused administration, officials of government, national and international partners to deliver this innovation.
“This strategic initiative will lay a new financial foundation for health care infrastructural transformation in Oyo state, the pacesetter state in Nigeria, as well as a new pace for socio-economic development by the Ajimobi administration.”
There are plans to set up the first iconic cardio-vascular centre in Africa in Ibadan from the Endowment fund which shall be launched August 3, 2017 in Ibadan.