Primary Health Care
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...
Bauchi health sector rehabilitation
Sir: The decadence of our health sector and lack of facilities have been a very troubling point of discussion in Bauchi - it’s a nationwide problem though.
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.
Niger state partners Bill/Melinda Gates Foundation on healthcare delivery
The Niger state Government says it will partner with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as part of its measure to transform its health sector.
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.
Dear President Buhari
I am equally hopeful that if the robust and cost- efficient National Health Agenda the two Health ministers have been promoting which is to deliver basic health care on a sustained basis to about 100 million Nigerians in the next