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The Vision is to guarantee a healthy and productive State.
To ensure that the Rivers populace have universal access to comprehensive, appropriate, affordable, efficient, equitable, and quality essential package of health care through a strengthened health system.
Our Core Values
Accountability, Transparency, Teamwork and Equity-driven.
Functions of the Ministry
Provide leadership and strategic direction in the State health sector
Formulate Health Policies, Plans and Programmes.
Advise Government on Health Matters.
Implement National Health Programmes.
Development, curation, domestication & enforcement of health legislation
Supervise state-wide supply chain management of drugs and medicaments
Collect, collate, and publish health and related data & statistics.
Supervise (health) training institutions viz: the schools of Nursing & Midwifery, College of Health Science & Technology in the state.
Coordinate, standardize, register and supervise Public and Private Health Institutions.
Coordinate NGOs and international Development Agencies in the health sector
Health Promotion & Public Enlightenment on health issues.
Implement special programmes, namely Emergency Medical Services, HIV/AIDS, Roll Back Malaria.