Type: Ministry

Principal Officers

Dr Bamidele Fatima

Permanent Secretary

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The Ministry

Past Officials of the Ministry

  • Staff size n/a
  • Revenues (IGR) n/a
  • Budget Allocation () ₦282,771,771,425.00
  • Recurrent Expenditure ₦225,760,885,287.00
  • Capital Expenditure ₦57,010,886,138.00

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Areas of statutory responsibilities and functions

a)    ensure the development of national health policy and issue guidelines for its implementation;

b)      ensure the implementation of national health policy;

c)       collaborate with national health departments in other countries and international agencies;

d)      promote adherence to norms and standards for the training of human resources for health;

e)      ensure the continuous monitoring, evaluation and analysis of health status and performance of the functions of all aspects of the National Health System;

f)       co-ordinate health and medical services delivery during national disasters;

g)      participate in inter-sectoral and inter-ministerial collaboration;

h)      conduct and facilitate health systems research in the planning, evaluation and management of health services;

i)        ensure the provision of tertiary and specialized hospital services;

j)        ensure and promote the provision of Quarantine and Port Health Services;

k)      determine the minimum data required to monitor the status and use of the resources;

l)        promote availability of good quality, safe and affordable essential drugs, medical commodities, hygienic food and water; and

m)    issue guidelines and ensure the continuous monitoring, analysis and good use of drugs and poisons including medicines and medical devices.

n)      prepare strategic, medium term health and human resources plans annually for the exercise of its powers and the performance of its duties;

o)      ensure that the national health plans shall form the basis of—

                                 i.            the annual budget as required by the Federal Ministry of Finance; and

                               ii.            other governmental planning exercises as may be required by any other law;

p)      ensure that the national health plans shall comply with national health policy.

q)      shall where necessary provide to State Ministries of Health—

                                 i.            technical assistance in the development of state health policies and plans;

                               ii.            commodities and technical materials, including methodologies, policies and standards for use in programme implementation including monitoring and evaluation; and

                              iii.            other technical assistance as may be necessary.

  1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi
  2. Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Kaduna
  3. Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano
  4. Dental Technology Reg. Board, Lagos
  5. Dental Therapist Reg. Board of Nigeria, Lagos
  6. Environmental Health Tutors, Ibadan
  7. Federal Dental Clinic
  8. Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun
  9. Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, Delta
  10. Federal Medical Centre, Azare, Bauchi
  11. Federal Medical Centre, Bida, Niger
  12. Federal Medical Centre, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi
  13. Federal Medical Centre, Birnin-Kudu, Jigawa
  14. Federal Medical Centre, Ebute-Metta, lagos
  15. Federal Medical Centre, Gombe, Gombe
  16. Federal Medical Centre, Gusau, Zamfara
  17. Federal Medical Centre, Ido-Ekiti, Ekiti
  18. Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, Taraba
  19. Federal Medical Centre, Katsina, Kastina
  20. Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Nasarawa
  21. Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, Kogi
  22. Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, Benue
  23. Federal Medical Centre, Nguru, Yobe
  24. Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, Imo
  25. Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo
  26. Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, Abia
  27. Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa
  28. Federal Medical Centre, Yola, Adamawa
  29. Federal Medical Stores, Oshodi, Lagos
  30. Federal Neuro-Psychiatry Hospital, Abeokuta
  31. Federal Neuro-Psychiatry Hospital, Calabar, Cross River
  32. Federal Neuro-Psychiatry Hospital, Enugu
  33. Federal Neuro-Psychiatry Hospital, Kaduna
  34. Federal Neuro-Psychiatry Hospital, Kware, Sokoto
  35. Federal Neuro-Psychiatry Hospital, Maiduguri
  36. Federal Neuro-Psychiatry Hospital, Uselu-Benin
  37. Federal Neuro-Psychiatry Hospital, Yaba
  38. Federal School of Dental Tech. Enugu
  39. Federal School of Medial Laboratory, Jos
  40. Federal School of Physiotherapy, Kano
  41. Federal School of Radiography, Yaba-Lagos
  42. Federal Staff Hospital, Jabi, Abuja
  43. Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakiliki, Ebonyi
  44. Federal Vaccine Laboratory, Lagos
  45. Health Records Reg. Board, Lagos
  46. Institute of Child Health (LUTH)
  47. Institute of Child Health (UBTH)
  48. Institute of Child Health (UCH)
  49. Institute of Child Health ENUGU
  50. Institute of Child Health(ABUTH)
  51. Institute of Forensic Science Laboratory
  52. Institute of Medical Laboratory Technical Regulation Board, Lagos
  53. Institute of Public Analysts, Ikoyi, Lagos
  54. Intercountry Centre for Oral Health
  55. Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo
  56. Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau
  57. Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos
  58. Medical & Dental Council of Nigeria, Lagos
  59. Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria, Yaba, Lagos
  60. Medical Rehabilitation Therapist Board, Lagos
  61. National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
  62. National Arborvirous and Vector Research (NAVR)
  63. National Community Health Practitioners Registration Board
  64. National Diagnostic Centre
  65. National Ear Care Centre, Kaduna
  66. National Eye Centre, Kaduna
  67. National Health Equipment Training Centre, Enugu
  68. National Health Equipment Training Centre, Lagos
  69. National Health Equipment Training Centre, Maiduguri
  70. National Health Equipment Training Centre, Zaria
  71. National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)
  72. National Hospital, Abuja
  73. National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research & Development (NIPRD)
  74. National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dala, Kano
  75. National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu
  76. National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos
  77. National Post Graduate Medical College of Nigeria, Lagos
  78. National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA)
  79. National Programme on Immunization, Abuja
  80. National TB an Leprosy Referred Hospital and Training Centre
  81. Neuro-Psychiatry Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta
  82. Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR)
  83. Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra
  84. Noma Hospital, Sokoto
  85. Nurse Tutor Programme, Akoka
  86. Nurse Tutor Training, Enugu
  87. Nurse Tutor Training, Ibadan
  88. Nurse Tutor Training, Kaduna
  89. Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria, Lagos
  90. Obafemi Awolowo Univeristy Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, Osun
  91. Onchocerciasis, Bauchi
  92. Onchocerciasis, Enugu
  93. Onchocerciasis, Ibadan
  94. Onchocerciasis, Kaduna
  95. Optometric and Dispensing Opticians Board, Surulere, Lagos
  96. Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, Idu-Abuja
  97. Physiotherapists Registration Board
  98. Port Health Services, Abeokuta
  99. Port Health Services, Abuja
  100. Port Health Services, Calabar
  101. Port Health Services, Damaturu
  102. Port Health Services, Dutse
  103. Port Health Services, Ibadan
  104. Port Health Services, Ilorin
  105. Port Health Services, Jalingo
  106. Port Health Services, Kano
  107. Port Health Services, Kastina
  108. Port Health Services, Lagos
  109. Port Health Services, Maiduguri
  110. Port Health Services, Port-Harcourt
  111. Port Health Services, Sokoto
  112. Port Health Services, Warri
  113. Port Health Services, Yola
  114. Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria, Yaba, Lagos
  115. Regional Centre for Oral Health Research & Trg. Initiatives, Jos, Plateau
  116. University College Hospital, Ibadan
  117. University Of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja
  118. University Of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin, Edo
  119. University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River
  120. University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Kwara
  121. University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri, Borno
  122. University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu
  123. University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers
  124. University Of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom
  125. Usman Dan Fodio Univeristy Teaching Hospital, Sokoto
  1. Health Planning Research and Statistics
  2. Public Health
  3. Family Health
  4. Human Resources
  5. Finance and Account
  6. Hospital Services
  7. Food and Drugs Services
  8. Procurement
Organogram and details of functional interrelationships between divisions of each MDA
  1. Award of Contract for the Regulatory and Business Practices Improvement and Information Management (E- NHIS) Project for National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
  2. Approval for the release of fund for the procurement of contraceptives as counterpart funding of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  3. Award of Contract for the procurement of routine immunization vaccines from the United Nations International Childrens’ Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
  4. Engagement of International Dispensary Association (IDA) for the procurement of 2nd line Anti- TB drugs for the management of side effects, clearing and distribution of the procured items for 500 multiple Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patients in Nigeria.
22_2012 FEC APPROVED CONTRACTS - Federal Ministry of Health.pdf
Annual Reports (for 2010-2012) and information on Reporting Deadlines for each MDA
308_Federal Ministry of Health Transforming the Heath sector 2013.pdf
Addresses/Contact info of offices in all States and in FCT

New Federal Secretariat Complex, Phase III, Ahmadu Bello Way, Central Business District, Abuja FCT Nigeria


Tel:     +234-9-5238 362

Fax: +234-9-5234590







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