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Primary Healthcare: Ebonyi Government Has Failed The People – Lawmaker

By Oswald Agwu The Ebonyi State House of Assembly Committee chairman on Health, Hon. Victor Aleke, has alleged that the present administration in the state has failed the citizens in terms of primary healthcare delivery. Aleke, spoke on Thursday during

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PHC: Why Ebonyi Performed Poorly In Service Delivery

By Oswald Agwu The importance of Primary healthcare Centres in delivering health services, especially to rural dwellers, cannot be overemphasized. Apart from being the first point of call in management of most minor and serious health challenges, the PHCs provide

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Primary Healthcare: USAID-IHP, SPHCDA Engage Ebonyi Communities On Private Sector Investment

By Oswald Agwu The Ebonyi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development’s Integrated Health Program has engaged stakeholders on improving Primary healthcare through private sector investment and revitalization. In a 3-day

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Bauchi Deploys 2,261 Vaccination Teams for Yellow Fever Campaign

The Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, (BSPHDA) said that 2,261 immunization teams had been deployed to communities across the state for the Mass Yellow Fever Immunisation campaign. Mr Bakoji Ahmed, State Immunisation Officer of the agency, said this during

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Kano State Trains 520 Drugs Revolving Fund Operators

Ibrahim Ismail, Kano Kano State Primary Health care Management Board has commenced the training of 520 health facility Drug Revolving Fund (DRF) operators in all the Primary Health Centres across the 44 local Government areas of the state. Aljazirah Nigeria

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‘NASS To Set Aside 1% Of CRF For Primary Healthcare’

By Ali Maha President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, said the National Assembly will ensure that one per cent (1%) of the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) is set aside in the 2018 Budget to boost the

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Ogun to launch new health scheme, Monday

The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, will tomorrow, Monday 11th July, 2016, declare open a new health scheme christened “Araya Scale Up”. The project is a  Community Based Health Insurance Scheme (CBHS), meant to provide affordable health care service

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Expert advocates for enhanced primary healthcare

An expert in Health Economics, Mr Lekan Onibanjo, has urged government at all levels to collaborate in achieving a functional Primary Healthcare (PHC) system in Nigeria. Onibanjo, who heads the Health Financing Division, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), said

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