Health minister calls for dialogue on humanitarian response.

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The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has called for a dialogue National discuss on ‘Nigerias Health Humanitarian response, following the continuous unrest in the North East and persistent humanitarian emergencies across Nigeria.

The Dialogue, he says became expedient considering the degeneration of health outcomes amongst inhabitants of conflict affected communities.

According to Prof. Adewale, the unfortunate scenario, which had culminated in population displacement and overwhelming pressure on the Nation’s health system was a threat to the achievement of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

To reverse the trends, the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other Humanitarian partners plans to convene an event to showcase the achievements of the Nigerian Health sector.The programme will highlight efforts of government in responding to Humanitarian crisis in Nigeria, with a focus on Borno.

It will identify and map resources available for responding to humanitarian crisis in the country, among others.

The programme will highlight efforts of government in responding to Humanitarian crisis in Nigeria, with a focus on Borno.

It will identify and map resources available for responding to humanitarian crisis in the country, among others.

The Minister said the event would establish discussions on consolidations, expansion, community integration and participation as a frontier for sustainable health response in Humanitarian crisis and also explore opportunities for additional resource mobilisation.

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