Public Health

Public Health Department is one of the oldest departments in Federal Ministry of Health created with the mandate of formulating Public health policies and guide-lines; and support their implementation and evaluation in Nigeria through health promotion, surveillance and prevention of disease programme in Nigeria. 

VISION STATEMENT

A vibrant department that is responsive to the evolving health needs of Nigerians

MISSION STATEMENT

To contribute towards the provision of optimal health for all Nigerians in line with existing National Health Policy.

DEPARTMENTAL MANDATE

To coordinate the formulation of Public health policies and guide-lines; and support their implementation and evaluation in Nigeria through health promotion, surveillance and prevention.

STRUCTURE /DIVISIONS

  1. Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs)
  2. Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
  3. Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S)
  4. Port Health Services (PHS)
  5. National Tuberculosis & Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP)
  6. National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP)
  7. HIV/AIDS. 
  8. Epidemiology Services

PROGRAMMES/UNITS/TRAINING CENTER/BOARDS

  1. National Eye Health Programme (NEHP)
  2. National Onchocerciasis Control Programme (NOCP)
  3. National Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Programme
  4. National Schistosomiasis & Soil Transmitted Helminths Control Programme (SCHISTO & STH)
  5. Nigeria Guinea Worm Eradication Programme (NIGEP) & Human African Trypanosomiasis (NIGEP & HAT)
  6. Zoonotic Disease NTDs Unit
  7. Climate Change Unit
  8. Community Development Unit
  9. Echitab Unit
  10. National Arbo Virus Control Programme, Enugu
  11. National TB & Leprosy Training Center, Zaria
  12. West African Health Examination Board (WAHEB)
  13. Community Health Practitioners Registration Board of Nigeria

FMOH Agencies

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