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2018 Budget: Health Workers rue ‘Meagre’ Allocation

2018 Budget: Health Workers rue ‘Meagre’ Allocation

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The National Association of Community Health Practitioners of Nigeria (NACHPN) has called on the National Assembly and all relevant stakeholders to improve allocation to the health sector in the proposed 2018 budget. The association said the allocation for health in the 2018 budget cannot adequately take care of the health of Nigerians. The community health practitioners made the call yesterday during a briefing organized by the PACFaH@Scale coalition in Abuja. PACFaH@Scale is a new project implemented by civil society organisations, following the end of PACFaH project this year, and will run from 2017 to 2022. The sum of N340billion is proposed for the health sector in the 2018 national budget. Comrade Akor Okechukwu, National President of the association and Ibama As...