At the 64th National Council on Health, where vital health issues were discussed, the federal government declared a state of emergency in the country’s health sector.
A more resilient and inclusive healthcare system for a healthier Nigeria was the topic of the opening ceremony.
Dr. Muhammed Ali Pate, the coordinating minister for health and social welfare, underlined the terrible situation of the nation’s health facilities, underscoring the imperative for intervention.
Ekiti State Governor Biodun Oyebanji has spoken enthusiastically about his state’s plans to host the 64th National Council on Health.
He expected national and international players to work together to shape health policy. Oyebanji also lauded the state for its impressive progress in healthcare over the past few years.
The House of Representatives has already requested that the Federal Government declare a national emergency in the industry and devote significant expenditures to the 2024 budget.