Tina Ezin, Calabar
The Cross River State Ministry of Health, Permanent Secretary, Dr. Iwara Iwara has charged Community Health Management Information System (CHMIS) and Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) trainees to be dedicated in gaining knowledge in effective data collections.
He gave the advise recently during the flag off ceremony of the Community Health Management Information System programme in Calabar, the Cross River State Capital.The Permanent Secretary
who charged the trainees to show some level of commitment and dedication to the exercise, explained that it is important to get accurate data collections from the right sources in order to get needed intervention both at the state, national and international levels.
Dr. Iwara stated,”If data isn’t gotten from the right source, we cannot get good report at both the State and National level. Therefore, there’s a huge need to pilot and sustain the program in CRS as such all hands must be on deck for us to continue to get it right and compliment the efforts of the State Government.
“You all have been selected due to your competence and dedication, so I trust in your ability to help make CRS and Nigeria a better place for us all.”
He ended by thanking the DPRS and his entire team for being on their toes while commending the organizers, sponsors and participants for the success achieved so far.