OUR PURPOSE

To provide technical directions for the development of primary health care in Nigeria.

OUR VISION

To make primary health
care services available to
all in Nigeria.

MISSION STATEMENT

To provide technical and programmatic support to states, LGAs, and other stakeholders in the functioning, planning, implementation, supervision and monitoring of primary health care services in Nigeria

Brief History

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) is a parastatal of Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health. The agency was established in 1992 and merged with the National Programme on Immunization (NPI) in 2007.

The NPHCDA was established following the recommendation of a high level WHO review team through Decree 29 of 1992 to capitalize on major achievements in primary health care delivery in Nigeria beginning from 1986 to 1992 which has resulted in the country being ranked amongst the top in the world in terms of primary healthcare, relative to other countries.

Since its inception, the agency has made remarkable and innovative progress in the development of primary health care and improving the health and quality of life of Nigerians especially in developing communities.

What we do

In pursuance of our overall mission, the NPHCDA strives to fulfil these seven corporate goals:

Control
Preventable
Diseases

Improve access
to Basic Health
Services

Improve
quality of care

Strengthen
the institution

Develop
high-performing
health workforce

Strengthen
partnerships

Strengthen
community
engagement

Who We Work With

Meet the management team

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Dr. Faisal Shuaib

Executive Director / CEO
Dr. Nneka Onwu - Director, Primary Health Care Systems & Development

Dr. Nneka Onwu

Director, Primary Health Care System Development
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Hajia Kuburat Daradara

Director, Logisitics & Health Commodities
Bassey Okposen Bassey, Director, Disease Control & Immunisation

Dr. Bassey Okposen Bassey

Director, Disease Control & Immunisation
Dr. Usman Adamu, Director Community Health Services

Dr. Usman Adamu

Director, Community Health Services
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Ms. Eunice Damisa

Director, Advocacy & Communication
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Dr. A. B Garba

Director, Plannng, Research & Statistics
Alh. Idris Bello, Director, Special Duties

Alh. Idris Bello

Director, Special Duties
Alh. Ahmend Ojyra - Director Admin & Human Resources

Alh. Ahmed Okyara

Director, Admin & Human Resource
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Mr. Yibis Gotar

Ag. Director, Finance & Account
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Mr. Okunade Rotimi

Ag. Director, Internal Audit
Dr. Adesope Adefunke - Zonal Director, South West Zone

Dr. Adesope Adefunke

Zonal Director, South West Zone
Dr. Urua Utibe-Abadi - Zonal Director, North Central Zone

Dr. Urua Utibe-Abasi

Zonal Director, North Central Zone
Dr. Kabiru Mohammed, Zonal Director, North West Zone

Dr. Kabiru Mohammed

Zonal Director, North West Zone
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Dr. Eric Nwaze

Zonal Director, South East Zone
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Dr. Josephine Obayagbona

Ag. Zonal Director, South South Zone
Dr. Maigana Mai. Zonal Direcor, North East Zone

Dr. Maigana Mai

Ag. Zonal Director, North East Zone

Organogram

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Departments

Office Of The Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer
Department Of Administration And Human Resources Department Of Administration And Human Resources The department of Administration and Human Resource which is basically a service department ensures the smooth and effective management of the Agency. It is headed by a Director.
The department is currently structured into the following four (4) Divisions headed by Officers on GL17 and Deputy Directors: – Appointment, Promotion & Discipline Division – General Services Division – Training & Staff Welfare Division – Performance Evaluation & Management Division
Department Of Planning, Research And Statistics Department Of Planning, Research And Statistics
The Department of Planning, Research and Statistics (PRS) coordinates aspects of activities across departments and liaise with development partners in their relationships with the agency. The department is currently structured into the following Divisions :
– Monitoring And Evaluation Division
– Health Information Systems Development Division
– Operations Research Division
– Project Management Unit
Department Of Primary Health Care Systems Development Department Of Planning, Research And Statistics
The Department of Planning, Research and Statistics (PRS) coordinates aspects of activities across departments and liaise with development partners in their relationships with the agency. The department is currently structured into the following Divisions :
– Policy, Strategic Planning And Partner Coordination Division.
– Monitoring And Evaluation Division
– Health Information Systems Development Division
– Operations Research Division
– Project Management Unit
Department Of Disease Control And Immunization Department Of Planning, Research And Statistics
The Department of Planning, Research and Statistics (PRS) coordinates aspects of activities across departments and liaise with development partners in their relationships with the agency. The department is currently structured into the following Divisions :
– Policy, Strategic Planning And Partner Coordination Division.
– Monitoring And Evaluation Division
– Health Information Systems Development Division
– Operations Research Division
– Project Management Unit
Department Of Community Health Services Department Of Community Health Services
Community Health Services (CHS) Department is one of the 10 departments of National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA). The CHS Department champions three of the Agency’s goals: Improve quality of health care, Engage communities and strengthening partnerships The department is currently structured into the following Divisions :
– Community health services division
– Health Promotion And Social Mobilization
Department Of Finance And Accounts Department Of Finance And Accounts
he department is saddled with the responsibility for efficient and effective financial administration by providing financial support services in pursuance of the core mandates and goals of the organization The department is currently structured into the following Divisions :
– Finance and Treasury Operations
– Accounts and Management Information
– Budget monitoring and Agency operations
Department Of Advocacy & Communication Department Of Advocacy & Communication
he department is saddled with the responsibility for efficient and effective financial administration by providing financial support services in pursuance of the core mandates and goals of the organization
The department is currently structured into the following Divisions :
– Finance and Treasury Operations
– Accounts and Management Information
– Budget monitoring and Agency operations
Department Of Logistics & Health Commodities
Department Of Logistics & Health Commodities 
The department plan, execute and manage dynamic supply and demand network for receipt, storage and distribution of vaccines and health commodities. They Deploy transport services and ICT technology for scheduling and tracking
The department is currently structured into the following Divisions :
– Operations
– Quality Assurance & Strategic Planning
– Delivery
Department Of Special Duties Department Of Special Duties
The department plan, execute and manage dynamic supply and demand network for receipt, storage and distribution of vaccines and health commodities. They Deploy transport services and ICT technology for scheduling and tracking
The department is currently structured into the following Divisions :
– Operations
– Quality Assurance & Strategic Planning
– Delivery
Internal Audit Department 
Internal Audit Department
Internal audit is one of the ten departments in NPHCDA. It is a major function include checking of compliance with extant laws, regulations, instructions, and directives. Ensuring efficient use of resources, adequacy of accounting processes and procedures, that proper books of accounts are maintained and that funds are used only for approved budgeted purposes. Advising the Executive Director on all audit matters, technical provisions of the Audit Regulations and Treasury circulars. 

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