6519 Results Found

National Health Information System Strategic Plan 2014-2018

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

This document outlines the strategy to improve health data governance in the country. It contains necessary provisions and strategies aimed at strengthening the health information system and aligning it with the National Health Act

Nigeria 2014 Health

National Health Insurance Scheme Act

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

This Act establishes the framework the National Health Insurance Scheme with the objectives of ensuring access to good health care services to every Nigerian and protecting Nigerian families from financial hardship of huge medical bills; and for matters connected therewith.

Nigeria 1999 Health

National Health Promotion Policy

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

The Policy outlines the guidelines required to create positive outcomesand empower health action and increased community involvement. It further prescribes an institutional framework to coordinate health promotion programs nationally.

Nigeria 2006 Health

National Policy on Infant and Young Feeding in Nigeria

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

This policy outlines the strategy to ensure optimal growth, protection and development of the Nigerian child from birth to the first five years of life. It explains the process of exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of the child’s life and the introduction of adequate complementary foods. It also highlights the integration of HIV-infected mothers into the strategy.

Nigeria 2010 Health

National Policy on Medical Oxygen in Health Facilities

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

This policy lays the foundation for ensuring that medical oxygen facilities are available in healthcare centres. It also highlights the strategies to engage stakeholders in oxygen supply, distribution, administration, and equipment maintenance, and reinforces commitment to systematic and coordinated improvement in providing life-saving medical oxygen to patients.

Nigeria 2017 Health

National Strategic Health Development Plan (NSHDP, 2010-2015)

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

The plan details the plan to strengthen the national health system and improve the health status of Nigerians. According to the government, it is the reference for the health sector Medium Term Sector Strategy (MTSS) and annual operational plans and budgets at all levels.

Nigeria 2010 Health

National Strategic Plan For Tuberculosis Control (2015-2020)

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

The National Strategic Plan For Tuberculosis Control lays out the strategies to provide Nigerians with access to preventive, diagnosis, and curative services for TB, TB/HIV and drug-resistant TB by 2020. This plan will utilize new surveys of the TB cases in Nigeria. Over the next five years, Nigeria hopes to rapidly increase detection of TB in adults and children, improve its treatment, integrate HIV and TIB services, and strengthen the capacity of healthcare providers and heath systems

Nigeria 2014 Health

National Tools for Maternal and Perinatal Deaths Surveillance and Response in Nigeria

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

This document outlines the guidelines required to track maternal and perinatal mortality and establish Maternal and Perinatal Deaths Surveillance Response in Nigeria. This policy also explains the processes for training healthcare providers to improve quality of care and reduce maternal and new-born deaths significantly.

Nigeria 2015 Health

National Drug Policy(Revision)

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

The National Drug Policy of 2005 focuses on stimulating local production of essential drugs by Nigerian pharmaceutical companies. The policy hopes to achieve adequate supply and rational use of drugs. It also emphasized the promotion of herbal remedies and development of raw materials for local production. In addition, this document outlines the roles of the various levels of government towards implementing this policy.

Nigeria 2003 Health

National Guidelines for Quantification of Narcotic Medicines

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

The Nigerian government developed the National Guidelines for Quantification of Narcotic medicines to standardize the quantification practices of narcotic medicines used for medical and scientific procedures in Nigeria.

Nigeria 2017 Health

National Minimum Standards for Drug Dependence Treatment in Nigeria

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

The National Minimum Standards for Drug Dependence Treatment in Nigeria was developed with the objective of minimizing drug-related harm and eradicating illicit drug use. By developing this policy, the Nigerian government hopes to improve the treatment of substance use disorders in Nigeria.

Nigeria 2014 Health

National Quality Assurance Policy For Medicines and Other Health Products

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

This policy sets the quality assurance process for pharmaceutical products from the stage of design through production, procurement, storage, distribution, and marketing. It targets players in the manufacturing procurement, and supply value chains of the private sector. It aligns with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control Decree of 1993.

Nigeria 2015 Health

National Tobacco Control Act, 2015

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

This Act outlines the regulation for the production, distribution, and marketing of tobacco or tobacco products in Nigeria. It clearly outlines Nigeria’s position against tobacco use and tobacco’s health effects on Nigerians. It also outlines the roles of government stakeholders in managing tobacco use in the country.

Nigeria 2015 Health

National Family Planning Blueprint (Scale-up Plan)

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

National Family Planning Blueprint (Scale-up Plan) highlights Nigeria’s plan to adoption of family planning contraceptives in Nigeria. This blueprint also focuses on the processes to close the funding gap in family planning as Nigeria seeks to achieve a 36 percent contraceptive prevalence rate by 2018. The development of this policy builds on the 2012 London Family Planning Summit.

Nigeria 2014 Health

Policy on Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Nigeria

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

This policy highlights Nigeria’s plan to improve effectiveness of its medical emergency response system to better address emergency situations and also reform the processes of attending to patients by health providers. Through this plan, Nigeria clearly highlight the emergency medical service pathways and the roles of all stakeholders involved along the value chain.

Nigeria 2016 Health

Nigeria Supply Chain Policy For Pharmaceuticals and Other Healthcare Products

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

To address the weak supply chain in Nigeria’s pharmaceutical industry, the Nigerian government developed the National Supply Chia Policy to guide the coordination of supply systems and drive collaboration among supply chain players to build a more developed and efficient supply chain system in Nigeria.

Nigeria 2016 Health

National Oral Health Policy

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

The national oral health policy is the first exclusive policy on oral health in Nigeria. This policy targets an optimal oral health for 50 percent of Nigerians. This policy hopes to leverage early detection and immediate treatment of oral diseases, capacity development, and sustainable awareness to achieve its target.

Nigeria 2012 Health

Standard of Practice on Obstetric Fistula in Nigeria (Nurses' Version)

Ministry of Health, Nigeria

The document, developed by the Federal Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund, aims to provide a standard reference material that can be used to train health workers in the provision of quality, and evidence-based care for Obstetric Fistula patients.

Nigeria 2011 Health