//FG disburses over N6b to 15 states to commence National Health Act 2014.

FG disburses over N6b to 15 states to commence National Health Act 2014.

The Federal Government has begun implementation of the National Health Act 2014 with the disbursement of over six billion naira to fifteen states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The Minister of Health, Osagie Enahire, made the announcement today at the 62nd National Council On Health, meeting in Asaba, Delta state capital.

Enahire, while revealing some of the achievements of the country, said that there is need for states to be more proactive so as to ensure access some health fund that the federal government had set up for health sector.

Meanwhile, the state governor,Ifeanyi Okowa, while lamenting low coverage of the health dividends, reaffirms his commitment in ensuring improvement in the health sector.