Nigeria Minister Of Health Cites Importance Of Health Workforce Issues

Joseph Eton | CapacityPlus | October 1, 2013

Recently at the 2nd National HRH conference in Nigeria, with the theme “Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria: Role of Human Resources for Health,” the Federal Minister of Health, Professor C.O. Onyebuchi Chukwu, celebrated CapacityPlus for our good works in the area of health systems strengthening.

Just before the minister spoke, our chief of party for CapacityPlus/Nigeria presented a goodwill message and summarized our activities over the past year, ranging from awarding scholarships to over 2,000 students of community health extension work and midwifery, to launching in-service training workshops, to implementing iHRIS for tracking and managing health workers.