Ekiti State To Host 64th National Council On Health

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THE Ekiti State Ministry of Health and Human Services, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, is set to host the 64th National Council on Health.

The Ekiti State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr Oyebanji Filani, stated this on Thursday at a press conference to commemorate the programme.

According to him, the programme will run from November 13–17, 2023, in the state capital, with over 800 participants across the nation and the world.

The programme titled “Building the Resilience and Inclusive Health Care System for a Healthy Nigeria” is aimed at discussing and addressing critical issues and reviewing progress and decisions that influence the direction of health care in the country.

According to Filani: “Ekiti State stands to gain tremendously from hosting this national meeting as it will stimulate the economy through tourism, increase revenue for businesses, and engender meaningful cooperation and collaboration with participation.

“The programme will upbuild our brand recognition as a significant benefit to our economy through tourist attractions, use of hotels and parks.”