President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has ordered the release of $ 17 million for the establishment of air conditioning centers in 38 regions across the country, to improve access to health care for those suffering from coronary heart disease.
A government statement said $ 671,000 had been set aside for the repair of ventilation equipment at five hospitals, at a time when the country was suffering from shortages due to the continuing spread of cholera.
There was no immediate word on when the facilities would be completed.
However, Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed told an economic summit attended by state governors and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo that the disbursement was necessary given the growing number of coroners across the country. land.