MINISTRY OF HEALTH

About the 'MINISTRY OF HEALTH'

The Rivers State Ministry of Health is a ministry that facilitates the provision of health services and improvement in the standard of living by providing affordable and quality Healthcare delivery servicesto residents and visitors in the State.


Objectives

Establishment of health facilities in under-served areas of the State.

 

Equip existing general hospitals and health centers in the State.

 

Establish a Medical school in the State University of Science and Technology

 

Make functional the free medical services scheme

 

Upgrade the Schools of Health Technology, Nursing and Midwifery...

 

Ensure prompt payment of counterpart funding

 

Collaborate with the private sector to invest in the healthcare delivery system

 

Partner with the private sector to invest in the development of an affordable, quality and efficient healthcare delivery system to the State.

Mandate

 

Organizational structure

Departments

·         Administration

·         Finance & Account

·         Planning, Research & Statistics

·         Pharmaceutical Services

·         Medical Services

·         Public Health Services

·         Nursing Services

 

Parastatals

·         Rivers State Hospital Management Board

·         Institutions

o    College of Health Science and Technology

o    School of Nursing

o    School Of Midwifery

·         Rivers State Primary Health Care Management Board

 

 

Vision

To provide Universal access to affordable and qualitative healthcare for everyone who resides in Rivers State.

Mission

To ensure proper service integration at all levels of health care establishment and to develop and implement policies and programmes to improve and maintain quality health services that are capable of providing effective, efficient and affordable healthcare delivery.

Departments
Affiliated Agencies