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5% of BHCPF to Be Spent on Disease Emergency Management’

5% of BHCPF to Be Spent on Disease Emergency Management’

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The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has hinted that five per cent of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) will go to health emergency management which covers all aspect of health, including accident and diseases. Making this known in Abuja while receiving top management officials from the Public Health England (PHE) United Kingdom, recently who were on a working visit to Nigeria, recently. In his speech, Adewole who described the NCDC as the flag-ship of disease outbreak management and control in Nigeria assured that the federal government was committed to supporting the centre. He however noted that Nigeria needed the expertise and knowledge from the UK, Public Health Office due to her years of experience. He said: “Government of Nigeria will work in close coll