Hon. Chike Okafor Speaks At WHO Assembly in Geneva,Switzerland


Hon. Dcn Chike Okafor in Geneva, Switzerland to brief the Assembly on the efforts/role of the Nigerian parliament in increasing funding/budgetary allocation to the health sector towards achieving universal health coverage & health security

Hon. Dcn  Chike Okafor is at the moment attending the 71st World Health organisation Assembly in Geneva,Switzerland as part of Nigeria\’s delegation.

The Hon. Minister of State for Health, Dr Ehanire led the Nigerian delegation. Also in attendance are ,ES/CEO NHIS -Prof Yusuf Usman, DG NAFDAC-Prof Mrs Adeyeye,among others.

The erudite ES/CEO of NHIS Prof Usman Yusuf would be leading the Universal Health Coverage discussions.

Hon. Deacon Chike Okafor is the member representing Ehime-Mbano, Ihitte-Uboma and Obowo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives and Chairman House committee on Health Care Services,

Hon. Okafor addressed the Assembly on the efforts and role Nigerian Parliament played in increasing the budgetary allocation of the health sector which is the 1% of the nation consolidated revenue fund in this year\’s budget.

He stressed that the world cannot address the issue of Universal Health Coverage, Non-communicable disease,  Communicable disease and other health issues this Assembly plans to address without a workable, well equipped and functional Primary Healthcare Centres.
This has explained his interest and action that led to the revitalization of over 60 Primary Healthcare Centres and the construction of some cottage hospitals in Imo State, Nigeria.

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PROFILE OF IKECHUKWU ANYANWU Ikechukwu Anyanwu is an Imo State born Nigerian. An Author, Public Speaker, Humanitarian, Blogger, Media Guru and Start-up Coach. He has inspired millions through Arise Africa Network Platform He Is Into Education, Media, Entertainment, Showbiz and Hospitality Industry. Having calved a nitche for himself as a leadership expert, human capital development and management consultant. He is currently the Chairman, Online Media practitioners Association of Nigeria, Imo State Chapter. Ceo Arise Africa Magazine, Founder Arise Africa Network – a non-profit organization. Face of Arise Africa, Managing Consultant GCFN Consult. Member, Imo State Bloggers Association. Ag National President, Association of Pageant CEO’s of Nigeria Human Resource Specialist and Leadership Coach with astute impact on many seeking to maximize their skills, intellectuals and innate potentials He has a track record of reproducing leaders and helping them to gain dominance within their nitch. Mr Anyanwu after a rich career that spanned for 18 years having worked as Human Resources Manger, Outlet Manager Rennys Foods Limited from 2004 – 2019, Management Consultant for various Quick Service Restaurants in Abuja, Enugu, Rivers State, Abia, Ebonyi, Kogi and Imo State is now focusing on helping young people to discover, develop their talents. He has built lots of platforms for young people of Africa to express their talents. He is passionate about writing, consulting, coaching and training. He blogs regularly via www.ariseafrika.com and has a thriving social media followership. He is a graduate of Sociology/Anthropology, Imo State University whose passion is to impart knowledge by educating, equipping and empowering young minds for the future. He is an alumni of Living Word Training Center He is also the West African Representative of All African Media Networks He is married to Mrs Carol Anyanwu and blessed with 3 sons.


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