Proposed for 2020
1) Select another batch of Primary Health Centres for upgrade, refitting, equipping and provision of solar grids for their electrical needs, to be manned by some 3,000 additional health care staff PHCDA plans to employ.
2) Complete the 300-bed specialist hospital at the Millennium City that has been under construction since 2009;
3) To improve health outcomes for our people, we shall continue to upgrade the primary health sector, bringing more equipment, expanding the coverage of our immunisation programme, recruiting health professionals and working to reduce infant and maternal mortality.
4) State Primary Health Care Development Amendment (or re-enactment) Bill to update the PHCDA/PHCUOR law that this Honourable House graciously enacted in September 2015, paving way for influx of coordinated donor support to our immunisation and primary healthcare programmes.

dRPC Partner, WACHEF others get Budget line for FP in Taraba State

The sum of N30 million has been appropriated for Family Planning services for the 2019 fiscal year in Taraba State. Despite the good news, no releases have so far been made under that Subhead for disbursement to the relevant MDAs for Family Planning activities. This is to say that the Advocacy Core Group still has the onerous task of following up the relevant government bodies to ensure that releases are made from the budgeted funds to the relevant organs of government as and when due.

Experts Meet for the 1st Annual National Reproductive Health Legacy Forum

On the 19th of July 2019, The Academy for Health Development (AHEAD -PAS) with support from dRPC-PAS, Paaneah Foundation and the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan organised the 1st annual national reproductive health legacy forum, in honour of late Prof Babatunde Osotimehin, at the Otunba Subomi Balogun Conference Centre-University of Ibadan in Oyo state.

International Conference on Public Health 2019 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia July 2019

The PAS project through one of her implementing partner South Saharan Development Organization (SSDO-PAS) sponsored Anambra and Enugu States to attend the International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) 5th International Conference on Public Health 2019 which held on 10th-13th July 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

DAFI Programme Scholarship

To support their academic achievements and skill development, DAFI scholars receive additional support through close monitoring, academic preparatory and language classes based on students’ needs, as well as psychosocial support, mentoring and networking opportunities.

PHCUOR Factsheet

The spot check assessment conducted on the 255 prioritized PHCs identifies some key issues with regards to the implementation of the primary health care under one roof policy in the state.


The spot check further confirmed the fact that the 2019 Kaduna state health sector budget has no specific budget line for family planning activities. Only procurement of family planning/reproductive health commodities and consumable was captured in the Drug management agency (DMA) budget and allocated NGN 120,000,000 with no releases till date..


Following the spot check assessment of the 255 prioritized primary health centres (PHCs) key
finding were identified as challenges to childhood killer diseases (CKD) implementation in the


Findings from the spot check assessment conducted on the 255 prioritized primary health centres (PHCs) on routine immunization