About Federal Ministry of Health

The Federal Ministry of Health has the mandate: To formulate, disseminate, promote,  implement, monitor and evaluate health policies of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

 Using the National Council on Health (NCH), the Ministry leads States and Local Governments, the Private Sector and Civil Society Organizations in formulating health policies. It is the coordinating body of the Federal Government on issues of  health. The Honourable Minister of Health is the  Chairman of NCH

 

Email: www.health.gov.ng/index.php/contact-information

Website: www.health.gov.ng

Office Address: Federal Secretariat Complex, Phase III, Shehu Shagari Way, Abujt, FCT Nigeria

Federal Ministry of Health, Department of Public Health National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli-Ulcer Control Programme

On 23/Mar/2020

INTRODUCTION The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) is a division in the Department of Public Health, Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and is saddled with the responsibility of controlling[...]

Federal Ministry of Health: First Case of Coronavirus Disease Confirmed in Nigeria

On 28/Feb/2020

The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case in Lagos State, Nigeria. The case, which was confirmed on the 27th of February 2020, is the first case to be reported in Nigeria s[...]

#Mentalhealth: @Federal Ministry of Health Memo To All CMDs And MDs

On 10/Feb/2020

RE: PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS CHAINED, ABUSED: BAN CHAINING, PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES I am directed to forward the attached letter from the Human Right Watch (HRW), for your attention and prompt acti[...]

Federal Ministry of Health Port Health Services: Get the New eYellow Card in 5 Simple Steps

On 28/Oct/2019

THE EYELLOW CARD New version of the international certificate of vaccination or prophylaxis (ICV-P) Has enhanced security features Scan the QR (Bar) code to authenticate it Produced by the Federal min[...]

Ehanire: FG to Explore PHC Models that Include Round-the-Clock Healthcare Services

On 23/Oct/2019

The Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said that the Federal Government is open to exploring Primary Health Care (PHC) models that upgrade Primary health care centers to offer round the clock service[...]

Ehanire: Change Initiative towards Harmful Use of Alcohol

On 30/Sep/2019

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has flagged off the 2019 World No Alcohol Day which is aimed at creating awareness on the dangers of harmful Alcohol consumption. Dr. Ehanire made this disclosure at the celeb[...]

FG Launches Strategic Roadmap for Action to Accelerate Reduction of Maternal & Neo-Natal Mortality

On 16/Sep/2019

Despite all efforts by governments towards the reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality, women and children die endlessly. This concern made the Federal Ministry of health engage other stakeholders to develop a str[...]

Communique Issued at the end of 62nd National Council on Health (NCH) Meeting, Federal Ministry of Health

On 16/Sep/2019

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH 62ND NATIONAL COUNCIL ON HEALTH (NCH) MEETING HELD AT THE EVENT CENTRE, ASABA, DELTA, STATE, 9 TH – 13TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 COUNCIL COMMUNIQUE OPENING The 62nd regular session of t[...]

Federal Ministry of Health Department of Hospital Services Health Related Issues

On 10/Sep/2019

All Chief Medical Directors  All Medical Directors Federal Tertiary Hospitals Re: Health Related Issues The Ministry wishes to bring to your notice the following information received from the Office of the[...]

NASS Health Committees Hold Strategic Retreat for Principal Officers

On 06/Sep/2019

In furtherance to President Muhammadu Buhari’s agenda and passion for improving the Wellbeing of Nigerians and   the Health Sector, the National Assembly has flagged- off a Retreat for the Principal Off[...]

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