64th National Council on Health holds in Ekiti State

64th National Council on Health holds in Ekiti State

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The 64th National Council on Health ( NCH) is to hold in Ekiti State between November 13th-17th 2023, NewsSpecng learnt.

The programme titled: “Building the resilience and inclusive health care system for a healthy Nigeria”, is aimed at discussing and addressing critical issues, reviewing progress and decisions that influence the direction of health care in the country.

The Ekiti State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr Filani Oyebanji disclosed  this recently at a Press Conference to commemorate the Programme.

According to him, over 800 health professionals in Nigeria and across the world will be converging in the state capital for this auspicious event.

“The council serves as a platform for collaboration, and decision making among stakeholders in the health sector bringing together key players from the federal and the state level.

“The NCH is chaired by the coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare and include the Commissioners of Health from the 36 States at the FCT.

“The Council represents a significant milestone in Nigerian shared commitment to advance in Healthcare and improving the wellbeing of the Community as well as fostering the Development of healthcare professionals and improvement of healthcare infrastructure all of which lend themselves to improving Service utilisation, quality healthcare and achieving universal health coverage.

“Ekiti State stands to gain tremendously from hosting this national meeting as it will stimulate economy through tourism, increased revenue to business and engender meaningful cooperation and collaboration with participation.

“The Programme will upbuild our brand recognition, as significant benefit to our economy through tourist attractions, use of hotels and parks.”

The NCH is the highest national policy and advisory body on health matters in the country.

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