Prof Adewole Isaac

Minister urges media to monitor execution of health budget

Friday, July 14, 2017

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has urged the media to monitor budget implementation and support investment in the health sector. He spoke at the Health Communications Conference organised by the Association of Nigerian Health Journalists (ANHEJ) in Abuja.
Adewole said the role of communications in health goes beyond the traditional reporting and coverage of activities.

Nigeria increases funding commitments for Family Planning

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Nigeria has increased its funding to commitments for expanding access to family planning for millions of women and girls worldwide to four million dollars.
The Health Minister, Professor Isaac Adewole made this declaration at the Family Planning  Summit in London, United Kingdom, where more than 60 governments and partners pledged commitments of at least $2.5 billion.
Professor Adewole said Nigeria’s commitment will go a long way in reaching thousands of women and girls with critical reproductive health information.

Universal Health Coverage: FG Assures Nigerians Of Commitment

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has reaffirmed the Federal Governmt’s commitment towards achieving Universal Healthcare Coverage in Nigeria.
A statement issued to LEADERSHIP, on Thursday, revealed that the Minister gave the assurance during a Road Show Sensitization Campaign to mark the World Universal Healthcare Coverage Day at the Kuchigoro Community in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
Adewole further encouraged the people of the community to support the government to achieve quality health care across the country.

State governments not paying for family planning logistics, says Oji

Dr Ejike Oji (Courtesy
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Dr. Ejike Oji is the Chairman of the Association of the Advancement of the Family Planning (AAFP). In this interview with OBINNA ODOH, he discusses the outcome of National Conference on Family Planning, including how to explore success stories and challenges faced in the advancement of Family Planning in Nigeria.


What is the current situation with the use of family planning in Nigeria?