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Kano Govt closes 4 hospitals

08 November 2012, 07:13

Kano - Four private hospitals have been sealed for alleged  illegal operations and unhygienic conditions in Kano State, a statement said on Wednesday.

The statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the state Ministry of Health, Malam Isma’il Gwammaja, stated that they were closed by the Private Health Institution Unit of the ministry.

It said that hospitals are: Pasly by nature health centre, Amana Hospital, Sarki hospital as well as Annur Hospital, all in the state capital.

According to the statement, the Senior Special Adviser to the state Governor, Dr Salisu Ibrahim, led the monitoring team that shut down the hospitals.

It stated that Pasly by nature health centre was shut down because it use unauthorised herbal medication to treat patients, while Sarki hospital lacked the conducive atmosphere to operate.

The statement added that Amana hospital lacked qualified personnel, while Annur violated the regulations of health care service delivery.

It warned that the State Government would not tolerate any unwholesome practices, especially as it regards health care delivery.


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