Nigeria's Health Sector Renewal  Investment Initiative and the signing of Health Renewal Compact by Federal, State Government and Development partners in Abuja. The President expressed that the initiative was testament to the commitment of his administration to actualizing its campaign promise kg delivering improved quality healthcare services for Nigerians. He noted that with the support if all multilateral partners and agencies; health is back on the front burner.

The President also announced Federal Government's plans for a comprehensive revamp of physical infrastructure, equipment, and the re-training of frontline health workers starting from 2024. This is in a bid to address the high cost if healthcare. He went on to highlight that the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) will be redesigned to enhance access to essential healthcare services as outlined in the National Health Act (2014).

Also speaking at the event, Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Muhammad Ali Pate, outlined plans to double the number of fully functional Primary Healthcare Centers (PHCs) from 8,809 to 17,618 by 2027 across all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), adding that these PHCs will be linked to a comprehensive emergency care system. Emphasizing the importance of transparent reporting, Prof. Pate stated that the federal government will make resource allocation, releases, and results transparent to all stakeholders, including government bodies, non-governmental partners, civil society organizations and citizens.

Curled from fMOH IG page.

Abdulhakim Bashir Tijjani

Abdulhakim Bashir Tijjani is a mental health advocate with about 4 years experience working on projects centered around mental health, advocacy and suicide prevention.On a mission to strengthening mental health system in Nigeria and Africa at large. He is also a 2022 Leadership for Africa Fellow (LEAP Africa), a youth leadership program. 

He is a medical student and a graduate of Human Anatomy. His hobbies include reading, research and traveling.


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