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Bauchi Nurses Demand For Protective Equipment

Ibrahim Maikudi, Chairman of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Bauchi state chapter, has appealed to the State government to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for nurses in the state.
PPE are protective wears used to safeguard against being infected by the virus.

Ibrahim Maikudi, who made this appeal while speaking at a press conference in Bauchi on Wednesday, said that nurses need to protect themselves while discharging their duties.
The call is coming in barely 24 hours after Gov. Bala Mohammed of the state tested positive to Coronavirus.

He said members of the association could not afford to take unnecessary risks in view of the coronvirus pandemic.
He said that the association has mobilised its members to participate in the efforts at controlling the spread of the virus.

He added that NANNM will partner with the Nigeria Medical Assocation (NMA) in Bauchi to educate the general public on preventive measures against coronavirus.

He said that their members have been ordered to advice their clients, families, friends and the general public on hand washing and social distancing to safeguard against contracting the virus.

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