Management of the Plateau Specialist Hospital said the hospital has the capacity to generate more revenue than what it is presently doing if provided with enough man power. The Chief Medical Director of the Hospital, Dr. Philemon Golwa made this known when he led the management of the hospital to the State House of Assembly to defend their 2016 budget proposal.
Explaining some items on the budget proposal, Dr Golwa said for antenatal, the clinic only register 30 women in per day due to poor man power.
Responding chairman house committee on health member representing Rukuba-Irigwe constituency in the state house of assembly recalled there was a bill before the house seeking to make the hospital self sustaining, promising that his committee will try and endorse the bill and properly present it before the house for consideration.
The management of Plateau Aids Control Agency (PLACA) also appeared before the health committee to defend their budget proposal. The management appealed to the committee to add it voices to their request for the State Government to pay counterpart fund that will enable the agency assess funds from their International Donors. The management lead by it acting Executive Director Sunday Marcus had to provide some explanations to its internal revenue projections of a N100,000 which the health committee complained that it was low.