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OUR VISION

  • Ensuring the provision of Qualitative, Accessible and Affordable Health Care Services to all people living within the State.

ADDRESS:
Block C, New State Secretariat, Oke – Mosan, Abeokuta.

POSTAL ADDRESS:
PMB 2071, Sapon, Abeokuta.

POLITICAL HEAD
( Vacant )

ADMINISTRATIVE HEAD
Engr. Kayode Ajibola Ademolake  (08033328688)

Departments

  1. Administration and Supplies
  2. Finance and Accounts
  3. Public Health
  4. Nursing Services
  5. Hospital Services
  6. Pharmaceutical Services
  7. Planning, Research and Statistics
  8. Ogun State Ambulance and Emergency Services

OUR MISSION

  • Ogun State Ministry of Health will continue to enhance health care services that will cater for all individuals, families and communities within the State through team work, commitment to excellence, integrity, competence, promptness, and the dignity of the people of the State.

OUR FUNCTIONS

  • The functions of the Ministry include but not limited to the oversight functions of regulating every aspect of health matters in the state; some of which are:
    • to provide quality, accessible health care services to all people living within the state.
    • to ensure rapid socio-economic development as well as promote welfare of the citizens in line with the National Health Policy 1988 and social demands.

DEPARTMENTS

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION & SUPPLIES

Director:

Samuel Abiodun OLUWASANMI

PHONE:

EMAIL:

Duties

  • The department of Administration and Supplies has the following units:
    • Central Administration
    • Registries – Open and Confidential
    • Drives’ Pool
    • Typing Pool

Functions:

  • Establishment matters including appointment, promotion, transfer, discipline of staff, retirement, pension, posting of junior and senior staff.
  • Staff training and welfare
  • Acts as the secretariat of the Ministry’s junior and senior committees
  • Maintenance of personal and confidential records of staff
  • Procurement and supplies of stationary, office equipment, furniture etc
  • Stores
  • Control of Vehicle and drivers
  • Other administrative duties

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE & ACCOUNTS

Director:

Biola Hammed ADESINA

PHONE:

EMAIL:

Duties

  • Directorate of Finance and Accounts

    The Department of Finance and Accounts was created on 29th July 2008 in the state to carry out the following functions as highlighted below:

    • Accounting for Revenue
    • Budgetary & Budgetary control
    • To carry out Asset management and investment.
    • To provide financial accounting services by means of accurate and appropriately analyzed records of funds lawfully received by the Ministry and detailed analysis of how these funds have been expended.

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Director:

Dr Festus O Soyinka

PHONE:

EMAIL:

Functions

The Department focuses mainly on Health promotion, Disease Control and Epidemic responses, it also provide technical support and supervisory activities on these diseases to the LGAs.

DEPARTMENT OF NURSING SERVICES

Director:

Oluwatoyin Adedeji ADEJOBI

PHONE:

EMAIL:

Duties

  • Supervision and Co-ordination of all activities/programmes of the State-Owned Schools.
  • Supervision and Co-ordination of all activities connected with Nursing and Midwifery Education in the State.
  • Organizing the conduct of Entrance examination for admission into the Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in the State.
  • Representing the State at the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Programmes.
  • Organizing workshops and seminars to update the knowledge of Nurse and Midwife Educators in the State.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of the required standard of Nursing and Midwifery practice in Health Institutions in the State.
  • Advising the government on the formulations, execution and review of Nursing/Midwifery policies of the State.
  • Liaising between the Ministry of Health and other International agencies on nursing e.g. International Council for Nurses (ICN), West African College of Nursing etc.
  • Liaising between the Ministry of Health and the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives.
  • Supervising and co-coordinating the activities of the State Nursing and Midwifery Committee (SNSMC).

DEPARTMENT OF HOSPITAL SERVICES

Director:

Dr. Quudus Adegboyega YUSUFF

PHONE:

EMAIL: 

Duties

  • Registration of Private Health Facilities and other health establishments.
  • Registration of Alternative Medicine Practitioners/Facilities in line with the Ogun State Alternative Medicine Board Law 2006.
  • Monitoring activities of Private Health Facilities to ensure compliance with set standards.
  • Coordination of activities of Alternative/ Traditional Medicine Practitioners in the State.
  • Keeping a data base of all private health facilities and Alternative Medicine Practitioners in the State.
  • Provide representative of the State on the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).

DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING, RESEARCH AND STATISTICS

Director:

Dr. Olukayode James KUSIMO

PHONE:

EMAIL: 

Duties

  • Collects, collates, analyzes and reports health data. The department is the custodian of health database for the State.
  • Conduct Health Data Consultative Committee (HDCC) meeting which is a forum for providing feedback on health data generated  and analyzed from the health facilities to ministries, departments and  agencies
  • Conduct Monthly Coordination meetings with LGA Monitoring and Evaluation (M and E) Officers and Program Managers to improve health data quality in the State.
  • Coordination of quarterly Integrated Supportive Supervision (ISS) to 477 primary health facilities in the State to improve quality of health care services and health outcomes
  • Coordination and development of State Strategic Health Development Plan. The current Plan which was developed in 2017 is for 2018 to 2022 (i.e. a five-year Strategic Plan)
  • Quarterly Ogun State Partners Forum, a meeting aimed at ensuring that partners in the state align their activities with the State Strategic Health Development Plan.
  • Coordination of memos and collation of implementation status of recommendations of yearly National Council on Health (NCH). This council is the highest policy and decision-making body on health in the country. The National Council on Health steers health matters in the country and is chaired by the Honorable Minister of Health
  • Organization and Coordination of Ogun State Council on Health (SCH), which statutorily should hold at least three months before the National Council on Health (NCH). The Honorable Commissioner for Health is the Chairman of SCH.
  • Maintain a Human Resource for Health database by collection and collation of human resources data in the local, state and federal institutions in the State.
  • Increase resource mobilization for research and strengthen the utilization of research to inform policy, programming and practice

DEPARTMENT OF AMBULANCE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES

Director:

Dr.  Hassan Ayinde ADELAKUN

PHONE:

EMAIL: 

Functions:

  • Resuscitation and Rescue Services at the Road Crashes sites.
  • Provision of Emergency Ambulance Stands during rallies, screening exercises, crusades, festivals, major sports. Etc.
  • Immediate response to natural and manmade disasters like flooding, fire outbreak, collapsed buildings etc .
  • Pre hospital care of other emergencies like Stroke, Heart attack, Acute Severe Asthma etc.
  • Ambulance for cases referred or requiring sophisticated diagnostic investigations.
  • Convoy coverage for Governors and other national/international dignitaries on State visit.

Objectives:

  • To get to all Accident scenes in Ogun State within 5 minutes of Alert & Dispatch.
  • To have in place team of instructors to assist in training of the team.
  • To serve as training resources to the emergency unit of government/ privates hospitals and security outfits in Ogun state.
  • To assist in public enlightening first Aid and home emergency care to the general public.
  • To assist in policy formulation in emergency care in Ogun state.

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES:

Director:

Engr. F. A. Adefala

PHONE: 08032484981

EMAIL: fatai.adefala75@gmail.com

Duties:

  • The Directorate of Pharmaceutical Services

Performs its statutory Duties through the following units:

  • Inspectorate Unit:
  • This unit performs regulatory role on pharmaceutical premises, pharmacist and other pharmaceutical operators in the state it collaborates with Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) through the Pharmaceutical Inspection Committee (PIC).
  • The goal of the unit is to regulate pharmaceutical practice and clamp down on illegal operators and premises in the State.
  • Ogun State Drug Control Committee Unit:
  • This unit is responsible for organizing enlightenment and sensitization programmes on dangers of drug abuse, misuse and use illicit substances in public and private organizations.
  • The goal of the unit is to curb the menace of drug abuse in the state.
  • Logistics Management Coordinating Unit:
  • This unit is responsible for management of integrated and efficient supply chain system of public health commodities in public health programmes.
  • The goal of the unit is to ensure uninterrupted availability of health commodities in all health facilities in the state.
  • Drug Information Unit:
  • This unit is responsible for carrying out research on health related matters.
  • The goal of the unit is to have database for pharmaceutical services provided by the department of pharmaceutical services and also to ensure the rational use of drug.
    • The Directorate of Pharmaceutical Services

    Performs its statutory Duties through the following units:

OTHER INFORMATION

On-Going Projects

    • Department of Public Health

    Deployment of free malarial commodities (RDTs and ACTs) to public schools across the State.

    • Department of Nursing Services

    Admission of Student into the Schools of Nursing and Midwifery

    • Department of Planning, Research and Statistics

    Saving One Million Lives (SOML) Program for Results (PforR): is a performance based project of the Federal Government of Nigeria assisted by World Bank. Saving One Million Lives (SOML) represents a bold step to improve maternal and child health in Nigeria. It has 6 distinct health pillars namely;

    • Improving routine immunization coverage and achieving polio eradication,
    • Improving maternal, newborn and child health,
    • Malaria control,
    • Improving child nutrition,
    • Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV and
    • Delivery of essential medicines to address common illnesses.

     

    • Department of Ogun State Ambulance and Emergency Services
    • Annual State Drum festival
    • Armed forces Remembrance day
    • Workers day celebration on the 1st of May ,
    • June 12 Democracy Day Celebration Abeokuta.
    • Ramadan Iftar Celebration.
    • Civil Servants Week Celebration
    • Eid-Fitril Prayer at Oke Yidi praying ground Lantoro Abeokuta.
    • Redeemed Christian Church of God Camp for one week.
    • Ogun State Summer Camp
    • Eld-Kabir at Oke Yidi Lantoro Abeokuta.
    • Annual Eid-Kabir Children Party at Oke Mosan Abeokuta.
    • National Day Celebration.
    • Cancer awareness walk and screening.
    • Annual Redeemed Christian Church of God Holy Ghost Convention.
    • Medical Coverage for Children Xmas party & State Xmas Carol Service.

PROPOSED PROJECTS

    • Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) - This is a Federal Government initiative and regarded as one of the single most potent social security interventions in our journey towards the achievement of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). The sources of the Fund as advocated in Section 11 of the National Health Act are the Federal Government of Nigeria, International development partners and from other sources which include the private sector and the States. The Fund will be used for the provision of a Basic Minimum Package of Health Care Services as defined by the Honorable Minister of Health to all Nigerians.
    • Ogun State has significantly made progress to key in and benefit maximally from this laudable initiative. This will ultimately improve the health outcome of the good people of the State.
    • Renovate and equip at least two Primary Health Care Facilities in each Local Government and introduce Performance Based Funding (PFB) to improve productivity and quality of service.
    • Functional infrastructural upgrade of high yielding General Hospitals and provision of Necessary equipment/manpower to provide secondary care and support referral from t he PHCs.
    • Develop a “Hub and Spoke” mechanism of service l6inkage between the primary and secondary levels of care and reduce the burden of primary care needs on the tertiary hospital.
    • Activate Ogun State Community Based Health Insurance ‘ARAYA’ in the remaining 13 LGAs and link same to the PBF-health facilities.
    • Improve government support to pregnant women and children under five through subsidy payment in ARAYA programme.
    • Sustain the present level of immunization coverage treatment of severe Malaria and prevention interventions for HIV/AIDS.
    • Re-organize the Hospital Services Department to ensure only duly registered and certified private facilities provide quality services to the people of Ogun State and reduce quackery.
    • Institutionalize continuous medical and nursing education to improve service outputs and quality.
    • Provide necessary tools and manpower for Integrated supportive of all health facilities in Ogun State to ensure adherence to Ogun Standard.
      • Provision of low Interest Loan for Private Health Facilities Proprietors.
        • Department of Nursing Services
        • Construction of new hostels for schools of Nursing and Midwifery, Abeokuta
        • Expansion of hostels for Schools of Nursing, Ijebu-Ode and Ilaro
        • Preparation for re-accreditation visits.

         

        • Department of Hospital Services
      • Department of Planning Research and Statistics
    • Department of Ogun State Ambulance and Emergency Services  
    • Inter-Sector collaboration with other agencies such as TRACE and FRSC to develop initiatives that will stem the tide of road traffic accidents.
    • Continuation of staff trainings, rehearsals and drills.
    • 24 Hours Ambulance Coverage
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