FMOH Agencies


National Health Insurance Scheme is a body set up by Decree 35, of 1999 (now Act 35) operating as Public Private Partnership and directed at providing accessible, affordable and qualitative healthcare for all Nigerians.

We provide a network of services, benefits, and resources to empower the healthcare community in Nigeria to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of primary health care delivery. We aim to create healthy communities across Nigeria and make health and wellbeing a priority for everyone, especially the most vulnerable.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) is the national public health institute with the mandate to lead the preparedness, detection and response to infectious disease outbreaks and public health emergencies.

To protect and promote the public health by instituting an effective and efficient regulatory system that ensures only the right quality Food, Drugs and other regulated products are manufactured, exported, imported, advertised, distributed, sold, and used.

To conduct research into diseases of public health importance in Nigeria and develop structures for the dissemination of research findings while providing the enabling environment and facilities for health research and training in cooperation with the federal and state ministries of health

To apply appropriate modern science and technological resources to stimulate local production of drugs through effective collaboration with the industry and experts within and outside Nigeria, to develop herbal and phytomedicines to pilot state of commercialization and quality standards for phytomedicine;