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Department of Planning Research and Statistics


The department of Planning, Research and Statistics is one of the ten departments in the Ministry of Health. It has divisions namely: Planning & Policy and Research & Statistics.

Department Functions
  • Policy initiation, advise and development;
  • Strategic health development planning;
  • Health sector partners activity coordination;
  • Manpower planning and development;
  • Program monitoring and evaluation;
  • ICT and Health information system management;
  • Regulating, supporting and conducting of research for health;
  • Health sector performance management,
  • State health account evaluation;
  • Health budget planning.
Department Officials
Post Name
Director Director Dr. Richard Adesoji More Details
Department Structure
Department Divisions
Division Details
Planning and Policies
Research and Statistics
Division Unit/Progamme
Research and Statistics Information and Communications Technology Unit More Details
Programme Saving One Million Lives Program for Result More Details