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Department of Family Health


Department Functions
  • Guarantee availability and access to qualitative health care for the elderly, children and young persons with special needs to attain optimal state of health;
  • Ensure availability of functional facilities and conducive environment for children and young people with special needs to achieve the highest level of human dignity like their counterparts without special needs;
  • Seek and facilitate both national and international partner support for advancement of quality life for all families in Ondo state;
  • Promote all activities that will help eliminate harmful social practices that negatively affect family health in the state;
  • Promote policies and practices that will enhance child survival and development;
  • Coordinate all activities, including researches that promote healthy women, infants and children nutrition for optimal growth and development;
  • Facilitate and coordinate all supports for adolescent friendly services by partners and designated service delivery centers in the state;
  • Monitor, evaluate and publish periodically key family health indicators for policy formulation and interventions;
  • Promote robust interactive and responsive relationship between the public and the Ministry on sensitive family health issues.
  • Promote early adoption of healthy lifestyles through efficient school health services.
Department Structure
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