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Nigeria Working Towards PPP for Quality Healthcare – FG

The Federal Government is working towards investing in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the health sector to ensure quality service delivery for Nigerians.

Special Adviser to the President on Health, Dr. Salma-Anas Ibrahim, stated this, on Sunday, in Abuja during a dinner organised in her honour by the Southern Borno Stakeholders Forum.

“By leveraging the expertise and resources of the private sector, it will improve access to basic healthcare services for Nigerians,” she assured.

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President Bola Tinubu administration’s ‘Renewed Hope Agenda’, he added, was geared towards an effective universal healthcare coverage system and utilising the continuum in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

She said the President was very passionate about the concerns of women and children, as well as the health of Nigerians; hence, she was appointed as special adviser.

The Coordinator, Africa Health Budget Network (AHBN), Dr Aminu Magashi, called for a stronger synergy between the special adviser and the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), the biosafety agency and the health sector in general to improve the country’s health security agenda.