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Welcome To Senate Committee on Health & Primary Healthcare


The Senate Committee on Health & Primary Healthcare was created at the commencement of the life of the Senate and is tasked with the following jurisdictions:

  • Specialist hospitals and centres of excellence
  • National hospitals
  • Drugs and vaccine manufacturing including National Programme on Immunisation (NPI)
  • Teaching Hospitals
  • National Health Institues
  • Drug Laws
  • Sanitation Laws
  • Food and Environmental Hygiene
  • World Health Organisation and other International Organisations
  • Nigeria Red Cross and Red Crescent
  • Primary & secondary healthcare including the control of diseases e.g. AIDS
  • Epidemics
  • Medical Laboratory & Forensic Services
  • Chemical Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Public health including port health and quarantine
  • Narcotics and Drug Abuse Control
  • Care and protection of the handicapped and underprivileged
  • Health finance
  • Control of private medical services
  • Traditional medical services
  • Training and control of medical personnel
  • Medical professional bodies
  • Annual budget estimates

What You Should Know

  • What type of Legislature is run in Nigeria?

    Nigeria runs bicameral system of Legislature just like the United States of America.
  • What is NASS?

    NASS stands for the National Assembly of Nigeria
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