The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr . Abdulaziz Mashi Abdullahi, has called on stakeholders in the health ministry to move the sector to its desired height.
He made the disclosure at the on-going 62nd National Council on Health meeting in Abuja.
He charged them to make the best use of their time at the meeting by coming up with implementable recommendations in order to move the Health sector to the right place.
The Permanent Secretary said the meeting is a very crucial meeting held every year to consider all Public Health concerns, expectations and issues that affect health outcomes.
“As we all know the theme of the 62nd NCH is ‘Consolidating the journey towards achieving Universal Health Coverage. We are here to deliberate on the technical presentations and memoranda presented by delegates and advised the National Council on Health.”
He therefore advised participants to see the platform as a veritable tool that could be used in transforming the healthcare delivery system of the country.
The Permanent Secretary informed that a summary of the proceedings would be posted on the Federal Ministry of Health’s website and circulated to members.
The Honorable Commissioner of Health, Delta State, Dr. Ononye Mordi, said he had taken great steps to improve upon the institutional capacity of the health facilities to deliver quality healthcare services through massive renovation and remodelling of facilities, installation of modern equipment and equitable placement of human resource for health.
He opined that with the theme of this year’s NCH, efforts would be on top gear at articulating ways to effectively implement the National Strategic Health Development Plan 11, sustainable health financing risk protection for health.
The Commissioner also hoped that the resolutions of the 62nd NCH would further promote the tenets of the National Strategic Health Development Plan.