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22 08, 2017

PHC Newsletter- Maiden Edition

Ladies and gentlemen, on behalf of the ED/CEO, Management and Staff of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency; The Editorial Board presents to you the maiden edition of the “PHC Newsletter”. This publication is a fortnightly online official bulletin [...]

16 08, 2017

Cross River Communities Warned Against Destroying PHCs

Dr Betta Edu, Director-General, Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency, has warned communities in the state to stop destroying Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) and other health facilities during communal crisis. Edu gave the warning on Tuesday while inaugurating a newly [...]

28 07, 2017

Opinion: Vaccination rates aren’t high enough

Amid the stagnation and even regression in some countries, a clear positive has also emerged this year: better, more accurate data. For the first time at the global level, WHO and UNICEF received immunization coverage data at the subnational level [...]

30 06, 2017


The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board says it will soon engage 203 midwives to address challenges of maternal and infant mortality in the territory. The Acting Executive Secretary of the Board, Dr Matthew Ashikeni, made this [...]