By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, CON has assented to the Gombe State Drugs and Medical Consumables Management Agency and Public Wholesale Company Law, 2023.
This was made known in a statement signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Government House Gombe, Ismaila Uba Misilli, made available yesterday.
The law, which was passed by the State House of Assembly on the 18th of May, 2023, seeks to provide for the establishment of the Gombe State Drugs and Medical Consumables Management Agency which will serve as an assured source of qualitative, affordable and accessible drugs and other medical consumables in the State.
The purpose is to create a patient-centred supply chain standard that will achieve significant levels of efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of healthcare products to the citizenry in line with Universal Health Coverage.