To provide technical and programmatic support to states, LGAs, and other stakeholders in the functioning, planning, implementation, supervision and monitoring of PHC services in Nigeria.
In pursuance of this overall mission, the Agency has seven corporate goals namely:
Control Preventable Diseases:
Eradicate polio, and limit the occurrence and impact of diseases using education, immunization and other proven interventions.
Improve access to Basic Health Services:
Make basic health services available by ensuring communities have access to health facilities, services and basic health insurance.
Improve quality of care:
Ensure basic health services are people-oriented and delivered according to established quality standards and protocols.
Strengthen the institution:
Strengthen Zonal structures, State representation, internal communications, monitoring and evaluation, procurement and the financial management system.
Develop high-performing health workforce:
Organize systems and structures to deliver effective support services through, for example, PHC guidelines, norms and enabling acts for states and LGAs
Mobilize and coordinate stakeholders such as Ministries, Departments and Agencies and development partners to support the implementation of PHC.
Strengthen community engagement:
Promote community participation, ownership and responsibility for health through Ward Development Committees and communication and programmes.