What do we do


Roles of the Ministry 

• Provision of overall policy direction for all stakeholders (players) in the health delivery.

• Provision of a strong and effective advocacy role in intersectoral action in the health delivery.

• Mobilization and allocation of resources to all providers in the health services delivery.

• Provision of relevant and adequate information for co-ordination and management of health services.

• Provision of regulatory framework for all providers of health.

• Monitoring and evaluation of health services in state  ( public and private ).

• Coordination of activities of the agencies, providers and partners in the health sector.



The functions of the Ministry of Health would be to:

• Formulate health policy.

• Set standards for the delivery of health care in the State .

• Provide strategic direction for health services delivery.

• Monitoring and evaluation of boards, parastatals and agencies Under The Ministry

• Develop policies for the practice of Traditional and Alternate Medicine in the state.

• Source funding for health through budget.

• Allocate resources to all health care delivery agencies under the Ministry.

• Provide framework for the development and management of the human resources for health.

• Provide a framework for the effective and efficient procurement, distribution, management and use of health sector goods, works and services.

• Make proposals for the review and enactment of health legislation.

• Provide framework for the regulation of food, drugs and health service delivery and practice.