FG Disburses N103bn For Basic Health Care Provision Fund- Pate

Posted by - April 1, 2024

By Isah Aliyu The Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Muhammad Ali Pate, has said that the Federal Government has disbursed a total of N103,541,090,666 for the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) since the commencement of its implementation in the country. The BHCPF was established under the National Health Act 2014 as

FG Enrolls 750,000 Nigerians in Health Insurance Scheme, Unveils Digitization Program

Posted by - February 28, 2024

By Sabiu Abdullahi The Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Muhammad Pate, announced on Wednesday that the Federal Government, in an effort to enhance healthcare accessibility and affordability, had successfully enrolled approximately 750,000 Nigerians in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Pate made this disclosure during the third edition of the ministerial press

Investment in Healthcare Falls Short -Health Minister

Posted by - December 13, 2023

By Kasim Isa Muhammad The Federal Government has raised alarm over insufficient funding for Nigeria’s healthcare sector, stressing the country lags far behind in terms of healthcare investment. Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof Ali Pate, revealed this during a Channels TV interview on Wednesday. While acknowledging positive budget increases in some states,

FG to Revamp 18,000 Health Centres

Posted by - November 24, 2023

By Isah Aliyu Chiroma The National Economic Council, on Thursday, approved plans to overhaul 17,000 and 774 primary and secondary healthcare centres, respectively, nationwide. The move was in response to identified funding gaps and deteriorating healthcare metrics, as revealed by a presentation by the Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Ali Pate. Bauchi