4-point Agenda In Health Sector To Address Manpower Challenge – Minister





By Oluwakemi Oladipo


The Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Muhammed Pate,  on Thursday said the ministry’s four-point agenda would address the sector’s manpower challenge and strengthen the nation’s healthcare system.


Pate stated this at the 41st Annual convocation of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Ijanikin, Lagos.





He was represented by Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, the Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital, Ibadan.


He said that the four-point agenda would also provide effective health and human services.


The minister said that the programme would improve the quality of governance and management of hospitals by assessing the leadership qualities of teaching hospitals in strengthening the regulatory capacity of the institutions.


“Improve population health outcomes and medical care, so that diseases such as diphtheria, measles, vaccine preventable diseases, maternal and child health…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria