Nigeria National Primary Health Care Development
Plot 681/682 Port Harcourt Crescent
Off Gimbiya Street Garki Area 11 FCT
Professor Echezona Ezeanolu – Director
Connect with Nigeria National Primary Health Care Development Agency:
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency was established in 1992 to provide leadership that supports the promotion and implementation of high quality and sustainable primary health care (PHC) for all through resource mobilization, collaboration, partnership and development of community-based systems and functional infrastructure as well as ensure that infants are fully immunized against vaccine preventable diseases before attaining the age of 12 months.
The National Health Care system is based on the three tier system of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary care. The Federal Ministry of Health has the responsibility to develop policies, strategies, guidelines, plans and programmes, that provide the overall direction for the National Health Care Delivery System. The State Ministries of Health provide secondary level of care.
The LGAs are the implementers of the Primary Health Care Services including immunization. The organization of the health system includes both public and private sector providers.
The Agency operates under the guidance of the Governing board, Executive Director supported by six functional departments at the Headquarters in Abuja and zonal offices in each of the six(6) geo-political zones of the Nation.