Primary Healthcare Centres
Nearly five years after the Federal Government promised to refurbish 10,000 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the 774 Councils, a new study has indicated that about 80 per cent of the facilities are still non-functional.
27 Sep 2021
The Federal Government flagged off the Primary Healthcare Centres (PHC) revitalisation programme in January 2017, under which it committed to refurbishing 10,000 PHCs across the country with at least one Centre in each of Nigeria’s 109 senatorial districts.
15 Nov 2019
The House of Representatives yesterday urged the Federal Ministry of Health to commence the rehabilitation and equipping of primary healthcare centres across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory ...
22 Sep 2019
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has reiterated the state government’s commitment to revitalise the Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the state. Abayomi said on Sunday in Lagos that this was to provide quality, efficient and accessible healthcare services for the citizens.
12 Mar 2019
The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), has certified and inducted new 506 foreign-trained doctors to practice medicine in the country. Out of 903 students who sat for the October/November 2018, MDCN assessment examination for foreign trained medical students, which was conducted with the help of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), only…
6 Mar 2019
Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has said that healthcare facilities will be guaranteed in all communities in Osun State from middle of the year. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who corroborated this, said the step being taken by the governor to improve on healthcare is the first in the South-West, which he hoped “other…
Pharmacist’s Council, SFH partner on improving access to quality of family planning, primary healthcare services, sign MoU
8 Feb 2018
As part of efforts towards improving the quality of family planning and primary healthcare services delivered by Community Pharmacists (CPs) and Proprietary Patent Medicine Vendors (PPMVs) in underserved areas of Lagos and Kaduna states, a project of Society for Family Health....
22 Jul 2017
In a bid to promote good health and hygiene, especially for children, SPAR Nigeria has provided Primary Healthcare Centres in Somolu and Lagos Island LGA...
16 Mar 2017
Leadership Initiative For Youths Empowerment, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), has trained health workers at Primary Healthcare Centres in Isolo and Itire areas of Lagos, on improving community access to sexual....