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1910, 2017

NPHCDA Commends Traditional Rulers on Widespread Polio Eradication

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has praised traditional rulers for the crucial role they played in the eradication of the polio virus in the country. The Executive [...]

1610, 2017

The Benefit Of Immunization

Immunization is the most effective public health intervention. The primary benefit of vaccination is that it prevents disease and confers immunity. Vaccination protects the people we care about, It ls [...]

1010, 2017

Polio Vaccines Is Safe, Islamic – Sultan Of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday reaffirmed that vaccines for polio and other child-killer diseases are safe and Islamic. Abubakar spoke in Wamakko town, headquarters of [...]

910, 2017

Vaccine Cold Chain Infrastructure: ARC Nigeria Woo States, Private Sector

In order to reverse the worrisome trend of the state of Nigeria’s healthcare system which has been characterized by sub-optimal maternal and child health (MCH) outcomes and poor quality of [...]

1409, 2017

FG commits N3.5 bn for Under-5 measles vaccination

THE Federal Government has committed the sum of N3.5 billion, to support measles vaccination campaign for children under the age of five holding in different parts of the country in [...]

1309, 2017

Measles vaccination begins October but 33 states could lose out

The campaign starts in the northwest on October 26, but only Kebbi among states in the region has paid its counterpart funding into an account dedicated for the vaccination, after [...]

1109, 2017

UNICEF collaborates with Anambra to repackage Health Care

THE United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has begun a collaborative effort with authorities in health care delivery in Anambra State for the purpose of repackaging Primary Health Care, PHC, system [...]

3108, 2017

WHO Nigeria country office supports National Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Center (NERICC) with state-of-the-art equipment

The Executive Director in his remark commended WHO for being one of the first to indicate support for NERICC describing the move as a clear indication of FG partnership with [...]

2208, 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 [...]

1808, 2017

NGF fixes deadline for states to counterpart fund on immunization

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has appealed rescheduling of deadline given to all governors to make counterpart contribution toward nationwide polio immunization to Sept. 10. The Chairman of the forum [...]

1608, 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. [...]

2807, 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 [...]

707, 2017


The Executive Director/CEO, NPHCDA, Dr. Faisal Shuaib today inaugurated the Committee on National Summit on Primary Health Care. The summit which aims at identifying, deciding and developing consensus and commitments [...]

507, 2017


National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has inaugurated the National Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centre in its determination to achieve the 85% national target for routine immunization. Speaking at [...]

3006, 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 [...]

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