Primary Health Care
The power of primary health care
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Over 170 million Nigerians without health insurance
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and non-passage of the amended National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Act have further slowed uptake of health insurance packages...
Revitalising primary health care to achieve universal coverage in Lagos
In order to provide quality, efficient and accessible health care services for citizens and attain the universal health coverage (UHC) goal, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has reiterated the commitment of the state government to revitalise the primary health care (PHC) system.
Lagos spends less than one dollar on health per person- scorecard
The Health Budget scorecard used four indicators – Transparency, Participation, Adequate Resource Allocation and Budget Release – to assess the performance of Lagos State health budget.
Making primary health care centres functional
Buhari, in his address, said the vision is to revitalise 10,000 primary health care facilities in Nigeria using a phased approach. “The first phase of this approach is what we are flagging off today.
As we prepare the 2017 primary health care budget
In 2016, Health budget was generally too small as 4 per cent of the national budget was allocated to health. A total of N250 billion was approved for health while 11 per cent went for capital administration.