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Revised National Health Policy

Federal Republic of Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health Country Resources General Health Policies Nigeria September 2004 Policy document health system, policy, primary care

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The National Health Policy represents the collective will of the governments and people of Nigeria to provide a comprehensive health care system that is based on primary health care. It describes the goals, structures, strategy and policy of the health care direction of the health care delivery system in Nigeria. It defines the roles and responsibilities of the three tiers of government. Its long term goal is to provide the entire population without adequate access not only to primary health care but also to secondary and tertiary services through a well functioning referral system.


Revised National Health Policy
English, 10.3 MB pdf

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