Press Conference to Commemorate Universal Health Coverage Day, Updates on Status of Primary Health Care in Niger State and Other PHC issues.
On the 12 th December 2018 the State Advocacy Team on Primary Health Care Under One Roof Niger State addressed a press conference to commemorate the Universal health Coverage (UHC) Day at Minna, Niger State. The press conference had in attendance key stakeholders in the media industry and other CSO members. The Co-Chair of State Advocacy Team on Primary Health Care read the press statement during the event. The statement highlighted the Theme for year 2018 as “Unite for UHC: Now is the Time for Collective Action”. The press release enumerates on the importance of achieving UHC though proper implementation of health policies (e.g. Primary health Care Under One Roof), adequate health funding, investing in Human Resources for Health, health infrastructure development and political will towards prompt release in health budget to uptake health services. The statement applauds the state, local and federal government for initiatives that have moved towards supporting the productivity a