Empowering Nigerian communities
to achieve better healthcare

We provide a network of services, benefits, and resources to empower the healthcare community in Nigeria to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of primary health care delivery. We aim to create healthy communities across Nigeria and make health and wellbeing a priority for everyone, especially the most vulnerable.
Welcome Message
from the ED/CEO

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. On behalf of the entire Management and staff of the
National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), I would like to welcome you. At the
agency, we are excited and proud of the work that we do. On this site, you will see some of the
amazing things we are doing in the Primary Health Care space-around Immunization, reducing
maternal and child deaths, strengthening PHC towards achieving Universal Health
Coverage and improving human capital development. Also, you will find incredible stories of Nigerians-
Public health servants goinrabove and beyond, every day, to change our health outcome; to ensure
basic health services are provided to people in the most remote areas. We are confident that with the
passion and dedication of staff, we will bring the much-needed changes. With polio eradication, we are
excited about new frontiers. Enjoy your visit and do stay close.


Dr. Faisal Shuaib

our mandate

Building a culture of health and
wellbeing in Nigeria since 1992

In living up to our goal of “making Nigerians healthy”,
we strictly adhere to these 9 mandates without compromise:

Providing support to the
National Health Policy for the
development of Primary
Health Care.

Providing technical support
for planning, management
and implementation of Primary
Health Care.

Mobilizing resources
nationally and internationally
for the development of
Primary Health Care.

Providing support for
monitoring and evaluation
of the National Health

Promoting health manpower
development needed for
Primary Health Care through
orientation and continuing education.

Providing support to the
Village Health System by
training Village Health

Promoting Health System
Research by promoting and
supporting problem-oriented
health system research.

Promoting technical
collaboration by stimulating
Universities, NGOs and
International Agencies.

Providing annual
reports on the status
of Primary Health Care
implementation nationwide.

Everything you need to know
about COVID-19 Vaccination Across Nigeria

Do you have
questions or concerns
about the
COVID-19 vaccine?

Please Contact NPHCDA's COVID-19
call center on


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Vaccination Registration

Get your COVID-19 vaccine at an approved site near you.

Register here

Vaccination Sites

Updated list of approved COVID-19 vaccination sites across the country.

View Sites

Corporate Vaccination

Learn about vaccination arrangements for eligible staff, retirees and dependents of select organizations.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Update
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Featured Articles



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Polio in Nigeria Nigeria and Africa were officially certified by WHO as free from Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in August 2020, an incredible milestone in global p ...

Press Releases

Speech By Dr Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director Of National Primary Health Care Development Agency At The Media Briefing Held On Thursday 14Th October 2021 In Abuja, Fct
Speech By Dr Faisal Shuaib Ed/Ceo Of Nphcda. At The Weekly Media Briefing On Progress Of Covid-19 Vaccination In Nigeria, Held On Tuesday 6Th July 2021 In Abuja.
Covid-19: Nigeria Takes Stock Of Additional Astrazeneca Vaccine
Covid-19 Vaccination: Nphcda Employs Gis To Reach Interiors
Speech By Dr Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director Of National Primary Health Care Development Agency At The National Flag-Off Of Phase 2 Covid-19 Vaccination In Nigeria, Held On Monday 16Th August 2021 In Abuja, Fct
List Of Covid-19 Vaccination Sites – Phase 2